Georgia-Pacific Appoints New CEO and President and New Chairman of the Board
ATLANTA, GA.- Georgia-Pacific LLC today announced that Joe Moeller, 64, the company’s chairman and chief executive officer, will return to Koch Industries as vice chairman and a member of its board of directors, effective Nov. 1, 2007. Moeller will continue as a member of Georgia-Pacific’s board of directors.
Jim Hannan, 41, Georgia-Pacific’s president and chief operating officer, will be promoted to CEO and president. Hannan joined Georgia-Pacific in December 2005 as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. He was named president and chief operating officer in 2006.
Dave Robertson, 45, who currently serves as Koch Industries’ president and chief operating officer, is assuming the additional role of chairman of Georgia-Pacific’s board of directors. Robertson joined Georgia-Pacific’s board in 2006.
“Since joining Georgia-Pacific, I have been impressed with the talent of our leadership team and the passion and commitment of all employees,” Moeller said. “I have the utmost confidence in Jim Hannan and the strong team leading Georgia-Pacific today. With this leadership, the company’s future prospects could not be more promising.”
Hannan added, “I am honored to have had the opportunity during the past couple of years to work directly with Joe, and all of us at Georgia-Pacific thank him for all he has done for our company. This is a great company and a great place to be. We’re investing in our growth and success, and I’m excited about leading the team into the future.”
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