Farrell Appointed SVP, Supply Chain, for Graphic Packaging International (1/16/2018)

Farrell Appointed SVP, Supply Chain, for Graphic Packaging International (1/16/2018)

Mike Farrell will have responsibility for procurement, logistics, operations planning, quality processes, and Lean/Six Sigma.

Graphic Packaging International, Atlanta, Ga., USA, this week announced the appointment of Mike Farrell to SVP, supply chain. Farrell will have responsibility for procurement, logistics, operations planning, quality processes, and Lean/Six Sigma. He will also lead the supply chain integration of the newly combined Consumer Packaging business from International Paper.  

Farrell joined GPI in 2006 as GM of the Middletown, Ohio, mill and progressed to the role of senior manufacturing manager of the West Monroe, La., mill. In 2013, he was promoted to VP, recycled board mills, where he has led the coated recycled board mill system to strong safety, quality, and productivity results.

"Mike's deep knowledge and expertise across our mills makes him extremely well-qualified to lead the supply chain team as they deliver on their priorities and integrate our new businesses," said President and CEO Michael Doss. 

Graphic Packaging International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Co., headquartered in Atlanta, is a provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer product companies. The company operates on a global basis, is one of the largest producers of folding cartons and paper-based foodservice products in the U.S., and holds leading market positions in solid bleached sulfate paperboard, coated unbleached kraft paperboard, and coated-recycled paperboard. Additional information about Graphic Packaging, its business and its products is available on the company's website.