David B. Sewell is President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at WestRock Co. and Trustee & Co-Chairman-Fund Development & Marketing at Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, Inc.
In his past career Mr. Sewell occupied the position of President & Chief Operating Officer of The Sherwin-Williams Co.
Mr. Sewell received an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California.
WestRock is an American corrugated packaging company. It was formed in May 2015 after regulators approved the merger of MeadWestvaco and RockTenn. MeadWestvaco stockholders will receive 0.78 shares of the combined company. Rock-Tenn stockholders can choose either one share of the combined company or a specific cash amount for each of their shares.
The new company is currently the 2nd largest American packaging company. It is one of the world's largest paper and packaging companies with US$15 billion in annual revenue and 42,000 employees in 30 countries. The executive offices are located in Richmond, Virginia and operating offices in Norcross, Georgia.