Board Converting News, September 21, 2020

DS Smith Announces New Hires, Appointments Across The U.S.

Atlanta, Georgia based DS Smith announced the appointment of five key leaders within the North America division to compliment an expand- ing U.S. footprint. These strategic hires will be involved in some of DS Smith’s key initiatives for the Paper and Packaging divisions, following

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on DS Smith’s expansion to the U.S. and opening of its Atlanta head- quarters, the launch of its 550,000-square-foot packaging facility in Lebanon, Indiana, and the opening of its first U.S. recycling facility in Reading, Pennsylvania. The new hires are: • Ryan Roberts will serve as the sheeter business unit general manag- er. Roberts’ background includes senior leadership roles in contract packaging, manufacturing engineering, sales, marketing and com- mercial operations in the U.S. and Singapore for Unilever and Sealed Air. Roberts is based out of DS Smith’s headquarters in Atlanta. • Troy Hagenbuch joins DS Smith’s Columbia, SC, Greencoat facility as the Specialty Business Unit General Manager. Hagenbuch brings leadership experience from IP, FiberMark and Cenveo Corp. and is an electrical engineer graduate from Penn State University. • Melanie Galloway, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Innovation for Packaging, will bring her experience from FMC Corp., Kemin In- dustries, JM Huber and MacDermid Graphic Solutions to the role. A chemical engineer, pulp and paper technology graduate from North Carolina State Galloway is based out of headquarters in Atlanta. • Steven Pittler, Sales Director for DS Smith’s Lebanon, Indiana, pack- aging facility. Previously, Pittler was midwest regional manager at Atlantic Tape and Packaging. Pittler brings extensive knowledge in operations, as well as commercial experience across multiple sites. • Adam Olson, Sales Director for Greencoat, brings extensive food in- dustry experience with companies such as Sysco, where he imple- mented strategies to drive top line growth while building relation- ships with key customers. Olson is based in Baltimore, Maryland. “As we expand our sustainable packaging, paper and recycling op- erations in North America, these new hires will help us continue to inno- vate and strengthen the vision and leadership in North America that DS Smith customers across the globe expect, and carry out our company purpose of ‘Redefining packaging for a changing world,’” said Mark Ush- pol, Managing Director of Packaging at DS Smith. DS Smith’s 550,000-square-foot packaging facility in Lebanon, Indiana.

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