Smurfit-Stone Names New Treasurer

Creve Coeur, Mo.-based Smurfit-Stone, a producer of containerboard and a major paper recycler, has appointed Timothy T. Griffith as vice president and treasurer. The firm also has promoted Brian Gardner to assistant treasurer.

Prior to joining Smurfit-Stone, Griffith served as vice president and treasurer of Novi, Mich.-based Cooper-Standard Automotive and in a variety of finance roles for Lear Corp., Citicorp Securities Inc. and Comerica Incorporated.

“Tim's extensive treasury, finance and financial risk management experience will be a valued asset as we work to accomplish our long-term financial goals,” said John Murphy, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Smurfit-Stone, in a press release.