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WestRock welcomes Pat Lindner as Consumer Packaging President

February 24, 2019  By PrintAction Staff

WestRock Company has announced Robert (Bob) Feeser, President of Consumer Packaging, will retire from the company, effective April 30, and that Patrick (Pat) Lindner has been appointed the new President of Consumer Packaging.

During his 32-year career, Feeser has held various management and leadership positions within the company’s paper, containerboard and consumer packaging businesses. Since the creation of WestRock, he has led the company’s Consumer Packaging business, overseeing paperboard and packaging across the consumer packaging markets.

“Throughout his career, Bob has set an outstanding example through his unwavering commitment to our customers” success, his collaborative mindset and his thoughtful mentorship,” says Steve Voorhees, WestRock CEO. “Over the past four years, Bob has played an instrumental role in the development of WestRock as a member of our executive team and, as president of our Consumer Packaging business, he has set the strategic and organizational foundation that will enable our future success.”


Lindner joins WestRock from the privately held W.L. Gore & Associates, where he has served as its COO. Prior to this role, Lindner served as President of the US$6-billion sales Performance Materials group for E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.

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