Deborah R. Frank (September 1960) is the Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. Prior to the Altivity Transaction, she served as Vice President and Controller of Graphic Packaging Corporation since April 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Frank held various positions of increasing responsibility in the finance, accounting, audit, international and corporate areas at Kimberly Clark Corporation, most recently serving as Assistant Controller.
Andy Johnson, Vice President, Government Affairs and Sustainability
Andrew Johnson (March 1964) is Vice President, Government Affairs and Sustainability of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. From January 2012 until September 2014, Mr. Johnson served as Director of Government Affairs and Sustainability for Graphic Packaging Holding Company. Mr. Johnson provides strategic leadership for the global execution of the Company’s Government Affairs program. In addition, he oversees Graphic Packaging’s sustainability program, establishing its vision and leading execution. He has been with Graphic Packaging for 12 years holding positions of increased responsibility in Marketing and Business Development; including Director of Business Development. Mr. Johnson has over 25 years of experience in packaging, serving as the Director of Marketing and the Center for Innovation at Smurfit-Stone and in leadership roles in package engineering and procurement at consumer packaged goods companies, Pillsbury and Borden Foods Corp.
Spencer H. Maurer, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain
Spencer H. Maurer (September 1969) is the Senior Vice President, Supply Chain of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. Prior to January 1, 2017, Mr. Maurer had served as Vice President, Supply Chain of Graphic Packaging International, Inc. (“GPII”) since January 1, 2013. From December 1, 2009 until December 31, 2012, Mr. Maurer was the Vice President, Procurement of GPII. Prior to December 2009, Mr. Maurer held numerous positions with increasing responsibility including: Plant Manager, Golden, CO from 2006 until 2009; Production Manager, Kalamazoo, MI in 2005; Director of Environmental Services for Commercial Operations from 2003 until 2004; Director of Environmental, Health and Safety from 1998 until 2002; and numerous positions in the Environmental, Health and Safety area with James River Corporation and Fort James Corporation (predecessors of GPII) from 1992 until 1998.
Vish M. Narendra, Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Vish M. Narendra (June 1969) is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a position he has held since May 1, 2015. Mr. Narendra joined Graphic Packaging Holding Company from General Electric Company, a focused, global infrastructure leader. Mr. Narendra was with the General Electric Company from September 2001 to April 2015 and served most recently as CIO for the Alstom integration for the GE Power & Water business. From September 2001 to August 2014, Mr. Narendra held a series of roles with increasing responsibility, including a stint as the Asia region CIO for the Energy and Aviation businesses within General Electric Company, CIO for demand management within the Power Generation business and other functional roles. Prior to General Electric Company, Mr. Narendra was with Idea Integration from 1999 to 2001, a provider of digital strategy and application development. Mr. Narendra also worked for System Software Associates from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Narendra holds an undergraduate degree from Anna University, College of Engineering, Chennai, India in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and an MBA from the Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago.
Alan R. Nichols, Senior Vice President, Mills Division
Alan R. Nichols (September 1962) is the Senior Vice President, Mills Division of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. He served as Vice President, Mills from August 2008 until March 2009. From March 2008 until August 2008, Mr. Nichols was Vice President, CRB Mills. Prior to the Altivity Transaction, Mr. Nichols served as Vice President, CRB Mills for Altivity Packaging, LLC from February 2007 until March 2008 and was the Division Manufacturing Manager, Mills for Altivity Packaging and the Consumer Products Division of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation from August 2005 to February 2007. From February 2001 until August 2005, Mr. Nichols was the General Manager of the Wabash Mill for Smurfit-Stone.