As a company based around renewable and recyclable resources, Georgia-Pacific has sustainability at its core.
SmartBrief talked with Hannan about the challenges Georgia-Pacific faces when it comes to sustainability and how the company creates value for consumers by considering the three main areas of sustainability — social, environmental and economic.
Can you talk a little bit about your path to leadership at Georgia-Pacific?
I came to Georgia-Pacific from our parent company Koch Industries, when it acquired Georgia-Pacific in late 2005. I started with Koch in 1998 in a business development role in Koch’s mineral services unit. I then held positions of increasing responsibility in the minerals group and became president of INVISTA Intermediates, another Koch company, before joining Georgia-Pacific. I became chief executive officer and president in 2007.
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