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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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March 1, 2021

Heinz UK Launches Recyclable Paperboard Multipack from WestRock

Heinz is first to market with WestRock’s new, patent-pending packaging innovation which offers a sustainable, robust, and convenient alternative to single-use plastic shrink wrap packaging.

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February 26, 2021

WestRock Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced its participation in the Bank of America Securities 2021 Global Agriculture and Materials Conference on March 4, 2021.

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February 9, 2021

WestRock Announces Sale of Summerville, S.C., Sawmill to Interfor

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement, pursuant to which WestRock will sell its sawmill located in Summerville, South Carolina, to Interfor Corporation (TSX: IFP) for cash consideration of $59 million.

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February 5, 2021

WestRock Provides Update on Ransomware Incident

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today provided another update on its previously announced ransomware incident.

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February 2, 2021

WestRock Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index

WestRock earns 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual assessment of LGBTQ workplace equality

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