WestRock Named to Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Company List

February 16, 2017

WestRock selected for second straight year for excellence in the packaging and containers industry

NORCROSS, Ga., Feb. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) announced today that it has once again been named to Fortune Magazine’s annual list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”

The “World’s Most Admired Companies” survey measures nine attributes considered critical to a company’s global success, including quality of management, social responsibility, people management and global competitiveness, among others. The list, widely considered to be the definitive report card on corporate reputation, is based on company surveys and peer ratings from senior executives, directors and analysts.

“WestRock is honored to once again be recognized by Fortune Magazine as a most admired company,” said Steve Voorhees, WestRock chief executive officer. “The enthusiastic commitment of our employees to partnering with our customers and doing business the right way around the world is reflected in this recognition.”

The full list appears in the magazine’s March issue, available now on Fortune’s website at fortune.com/WMAC, and on newsstands February 20.

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

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