His responsibilities include ensuring that WestRock is a recognized global leader in sustainability, and projecting the company’s interests into the national and international debates on sustainability and natural resource issues. This includes facilitating WestRock’s position as a strategic partner, supplier, and resource in sustainability for our customers and stakeholders, both internal and external. Chris also works with national and international NGO’s on issues relating to sustainability and corporate responsibility.
Chris has worked in the forest products industry for over 18 years and prior to WestRock held positions of increasing responsibility with Georgia Pacific, Champion International, International Paper and MWV.
He also serves on the boards of the Forest History Society, VCU Rice Rivers Center, and the Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.