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IMPACT Presents: Mary Laschinger, Veritiv Corporation

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Wednesday, November 15



Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business

800 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
LeCraw Auditorium


“Achieving Your Full Potential”

Mary Laschinger

Please join the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship for a talk from Mary Laschinger, CEO of Veritiv Corporation.

Mary Laschinger is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Veritiv Corporation, a leading North American distribution solutions company.

Previously, Laschinger served as Senior Vice President of International Paper Company from 2007 to June 2014, and as President of the xpedx distribution business from January 2010 to June 2014. she is the first and only female CEO of a Georgia-based Firtune 500 company. Laschinger also served as President of the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia business at International Paper; Vice President and General Manager of International Paper’s Wood Products and Pulp businesses, as well as in other senior management roles in sales, marketing, manufacturing and supply chain at International Paper. Prior to joining International Paper in 1992, Laschinger held various positions in sales, marketing, and supply chain at James River Corporation and Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

Laschinger, who is one of only 25 female CEOs to lead a Fortune 500 company,  is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, as well as the Board of Directors for Kellogg Company, where she serves on the Compensation & Talent Management and Nominating & Governance Committees. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and is a former lead Director of Ilim Group, Russia’s largest pulp and paper company. Laschinger holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Connecticut. Laschinger has also completed postgraduate studies in executive management at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Laschinger will speak at Georgia Tech's IMPACT Speaker Series on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.  

About the Impact Speaker Series:

Since 2002, the IMPACT Speaker Series has brought highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries to campus to share their experiences and give advice to students and other entrepreneurs on topics ranging from "building a venture around intellectual capital" to "successful entrepreneurship in large organizations" and "socially responsible leadership". The weekly series provides Georgia Tech students, alumni and the Atlanta business community an opportunity to network and learn from successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and notable business and non-profit leaders. The lecture series is sponsored by the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship

The series is free and open to the public, reservations are not required.