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Paper Recycling, Packaging Maker Rock Tenn Names New CEOPaper Recycling, Packaging Maker Rock Tenn Names New CEO

Allan Gerlat

January 29, 2013

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Paper Recycling, Packaging Maker Rock Tenn Names New CEO

Paper recycling and packaging maker Rock Tenn Co. has named Steven Voorhees president and CEO.

The Norcross, Ga.-based company said in a news release Voorhees will assume oversight for Rock Tenn’s operating businesses, including recycling, corrugated packaging and consumer packaging.

Voorhees joined Rock Tenn as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) in 2000 and added chief administrative officer responsibilities in 2008.

“Steve is an outstanding leader and has been instrumental in building Rock Tenn over his 12 year career as CFO,” said Jim Rubright, Rock Tenn  chairman and CEO.

Rock Tenn employs 26,000 in six countries.


About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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