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June 2, 2021

WestRock Announces Commercial and Operational Leadership Changes

Jeff Chalovich to Retire

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May 10, 2021

WestRock Recognized for Outstanding Merchandising Achievement 2021

WestRock wins 21 awards, including the distinguished Display of the Year, Creative and Budget Awards

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May 5, 2021

WestRock Reports Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter Results and Increase in Quarterly Dividend

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced results for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2021.

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March 31, 2021

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy Announces Protection of 64-Acres of Forest Donated by WestRock

Following the generous donation from WestRock Company, MHLC will ensure the land’s permanent protection.

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March 26, 2021

WestRock Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss second quarter fiscal 2021 results, as well as other topics, on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 8:30 am ET.

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March 2, 2021

WestRock Announces Chief Executive Officer Succession Steven C. Voorhees to Step Down as Chief Executive Officer; Board of Directors Elects David B. Sewell as Successor

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, announced today that Steven C. Voorhees has decided to step down from his position as president and chief executive officer and a director of the Company for health reasons, effective March 15, 2021.

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WestRock in the News

April 29, 2021

Solvay paper mill, other manufacturers rely on state-funded apprenticeship program to fill jobs

N.Y. Senator John Mannion continued his tour of his district celebrating the newly-passed state budget by visiting WestRock on Milton Avenue in Solvay Thursday. His focus was to tout the state budget including $750,000 for another round of an apprenticeship program that offers on-the-job training in trades like electric and mechanics.

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April 29, 2021

PPC's TICCIT Launches 2021 National Youth Scholarship Program

TICCIT (short for Trees Into Cartons, Cartons Into Trees) is inspiring students to create a more sustainable future this spring through their national scholarship program. PPC member companies, including WestRock, are sponsoring the scholarships.

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April 26, 2021

New products companies are debuting at NACDS Annual Meeting

At the 2021 virtual NACDS Annual Meeting, companies across categories, including WestRock, will meet with retailers to discuss their newest products.

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April 16, 2021

WestRock's Leon Nicholas highlights key retail trends

Hear from WestRock's Leon Nicholas about how the retail and CPG industries are rethinking merchandising, approaching the growth of e-commerce and working to center sustainability.

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April 15, 2021

Honoring the 2021 Power 50 at the National Diversity & Leadership Conference

WestRock’s Margaret Herndon is among the influential executives named to the Power 50, which honors women committed to their company’s success, serving their communities, and empowering other women.

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April 9, 2021

Rome's Colosseum and Pizza Box Recycling

Article covers discrepancies across the industry and local municipalities regarding the recyclability of pizza boxes, citing WestRock's grease and cheese study which found that the presence of cheese, grease and oil — at levels typically found on pizza boxes — does not impact the recycling of these boxes.

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