Voorhees joined the company in 2000 as executive vice president and CFO.
The paper company RockTenn, based in Norcross, Ga., has elected Steven Voorhees president and chief operating officer. He will be responsible for all the company’s operating businesses, including corrugated packaging, consumer packaging and recycling. He joined RockTenn in 2000 as executive vice president and CFO and added the responsibilities of chief administrative officer in 2008.
In a release, Jim Rubright, RockTenn’s chairman and CEO, says, “Steve is an outstanding leader and has been instrumental in building RockTenn over his 12 year career as CFO. He has played key roles in structuring, financing and integrating the over $6.5 billion of acquisitions we’ve completed over that time. Steve has been the leader of the many finance and administrative initiatives that have helped support our operating businesses with low cost and high performing shared corporate services.”
“Steve has a tremendous ability to generate ideas that change the way we transact business and execute them with passion and precision. In his new role, Steve will have the opportunity to continue to create value for our shareholders,” Rubright adds.