Governance at a Glance

Chair
Member
Chairman of the board
Financial expert
Board Members Audit Compensation and Management Development Nominating and Corporate Governance
Nominating and Corporate Governance
Aziz Aghili  
Audit
Compensation and Management Development
Compensation and Management Development
Nominating and Corporate Governance
Robert A. Hagemann  
Audit
Nominating and Corporate Governance
Mary K. Rhinehart  
Audit
Compensation and Management Development
Dean A. Scarborough  
Audit
Compensation and Management Development
Larry M. Venturelli  
Audit
Nominating and Corporate Governance
Compensation and Management Development
Nominating and Corporate Governance

Committee Charters

Philip R. Martens

Philip R. Martens

Philip R. Martens was appointed Chairman of the Graphic Packaging Holding Company Board on May 25, 2016. He joined Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s Board on November 21, 2013. Mr. Martens is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Novelis Inc., a rolled aluminum manufacturing company and he served in this capacity from 2009 to 2015. Prior to his employment with Novelis, Mr. Martens served as Senior Vice President of light vehicle systems for ArvinMeritor Inc., a distributor for engine and transmission parts and President and CEO designate of Arvin Innovation, a leading global provider of dynamic motion and control automotive systems. Prior to that, Mr. Martens served as President and COO of Plastech Engineered Products. From 1987 to 2005, he held various engineering and leadership positions at Ford Motor Company, most recently serving as group Vice President of product creation. Mr. Martens currently serves on the Board of Directors of Trinseo Corporation and is an Advisory Partner for Venetia Partners.

Aziz Aghili

Aziz Aghili

Aziz Aghili serves as Executive Vice President and President of Dana Incorporated’s Heavy Vehicle Group. He joined Dana in 2009 as President of Dana Europe, before being named President of Dana Asia-Pacific in 2010, President of Off Highway Drive and Motion Systems in 2011, Vice President and President of Highway Driveline Technologies in 2012, and to his present position in 2021. Prior thereto, Mr. Aghili spent more than 20 years at ArvinMeritor (now Meritor, Inc.), where he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of Body Systems, a $1.4 billion division with 24 global manufacturing facilities based in Europe. Additionally, he held strategic leadership positions around the world, including Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific and Vice President of Global Procurement, Commercial Marketing, and Business Development - Asia Pacific. Before joining ArvinMeritor, he worked for Nissan Motor Company and General Electric Plastics. Mr. Aghili is a member of the Board of Directors of Columbus McKinnon Corp.

Laurie Brlas

Laurie Brlas

Laurie Brlas joined the Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s Board on January 11, 2019. In December 2016, Ms. Brlas retired from Newmont Mining Corporation (“Newmont”), a mining industry leader in value creation and sustainability. Ms. Brlas joined Newmont in 2013 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer until October 2016. From 2006 through 2013, Ms. Brlas held various positions of increasing responsibility with Cliffs Natural Resources, most recently she served as Chief Financial Officer and then as Executive Vice President and President, Global Operations. Prior to that, Ms. Brlas served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of STERIS Corporation from 2000 through 2006 and from 1995 through 2000, Ms. Brlas held various positions of increasing responsibility with Office Max, Inc. Most recently Ms. Brlas served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. Ms. Brlas currently serves on the Board of Directors of Albemarle Corporation, a specialty chemical company, Exelon Corporation, a Fortune 100 power company, and Autoliv, Inc., a global automotive safety supplier.

Michael P. Doss

Michael P. Doss

Michael P. Doss is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. Prior to January 1, 2016, Mr. Doss held the position of President and Chief Operating Officer from May 20, 2015 through December 31, 2015 and Chief Operating Officer from January 1, 2014 until May 19, 2015. Prior to these positions, he served as the Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. Prior to this, Mr. Doss held the position of Senior Vice President, Consumer Packaging Division. Prior to March 2008, he had served as Senior Vice President, Consumer Products Packaging of Graphic Packaging Corporation since September 2006. From July 2000 until September 2006, he was the Vice President of Operations, Universal Packaging Division. Mr. Doss was Director of Web Systems for the Universal Packaging Division prior to his promotion to Vice President of Operations. Since joining Graphic Packaging International Corporation in 1990, Mr. Doss has held positions of increasing management responsibility, including plant manager at the Gordonsville, TN and Wausau, WI plants. He holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial marketing and a Master of Business Administration in finance, both from Western Michigan University. He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s General Manager Program.

Mr. Doss serves on the Board of Directors for the American Forest & Paper Association, the Sustainable Forest Initiative, the Paper Recycling Coalition, the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Woodruff Arts Center, the American Bird Conservancy, and Regal Rexnord Corporation (RRX).

Robert A. Hagemann

Robert A. Hagemann

Robert A. Hagemann joined Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s Board on May 21, 2014. Mr. Hagemann, who is currently retired, was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated ("Quest") from May 2003 to July 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Hagemann served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quest from August 1998. Mr. Hagemann joined a predecessor company, Corning Life Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of Quest's former parent, Corning Incorporated, in 1992, and held a variety of senior financial positions before being named Vice President and Corporate Controller of Quest in 1996. Prior to joining Corning, Mr. Hagemann was employed by Prime Hospitality, Inc. and Crompton & Knowles, Inc. in senior financial positions. He was also previously employed by Arthur Young & Co., a predecessor company to Ernst & Young. Mr. Hagemann holds a B.S. in accounting from Rider University and an MBA in finance from Seton Hall University. Mr. Hagemann serves on the Board of Directors of Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. and Ryder System, Inc.

Mary K. Rhinehart

Mary K. Rhinehart

Mary K. Rhinehart is the Chairman of the Board of Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company and a global manufacturer of premium quality building and specialty products. Ms. Rhinehart worked at Johns Manville for over four decades, serving in leadership roles in finance, global treasury, global supply chain, human resources and strategic business development, most recently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2014 to 2020. Prior to that, Ms. Rhinehart served as Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2012. Ms. Rhinehart currently serves as a non-executive director for CRH plc, a diversified building materials business, as a member of the Advisory Board of the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and as a member of the University of Denver Board of Trustees.

Dean A. Scarborough

Dean A. Scarborough

Dean A. Scarborough joined Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s Board on July 27, 2018. In May 2016, Mr. Scarborough retired as Chief Executive Officer of Avery Dennison Corporation (“Avery”), a leader in packaging and labeling solutions with $6 billion in annual sales. Mr. Scarborough joined Avery in 1983 and served in a series of positions of increasing responsibility. In 1990, he was promoted to Vice President and General Manager of Label and Packaging Materials’ North American division. Five years later, he moved to the Netherlands and led Label and Packaging Materials Europe. Returning to the U.S. in 1997, he was appointed group Vice President, Label and Packaging Materials North America and Labels and Packaging Materials Europe. Two years later, he was promoted to group Vice President, Label and Packaging Materials Worldwide. In 2000, he was elected President and Chief Operating Officer. From 2005 until his retirement in 2016, Mr. Scarborough served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of the Board from 2010 to 2016. He retired as Chairman of the Board of Avery in 2019. Additionally, Mr. Scarborough is Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Hiram College and a member of the Board of Directors of Cardinal Health, Inc.

Larry M. Venturelli

Larry M. Venturelli

Larry M. Venturelli joined Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s Board on May 25, 2016. Mr. Venturelli is the former Executive Vice President and CFO of Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading global manufacturer of home appliances and he served in this capacity from January 2012 to February 2017 when he retired. He joined Whirlpool as Assistant Corporate Controller in 2002. He held a number of positions of increasing leadership accountability in the Investor Relations and Global Finance organizations, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officer and CFO for Whirlpool International. Prior to joining Whirlpool, Mr. Venturelli held various financial positions at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Campbell Soup Company and Quaker Oats. Mr. Venturelli earned a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from DePaul University. He is a certified public accountant.

Lynn A. Wentworth

Lynn A. Wentworth

Lynn A. Wentworth joined Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s Board on November 18, 2009. Ms. Wentworth is the former Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (a building products distributor), where she served from January 2007 until February 2008. Prior to joining BlueLinx, she was, most recently, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for BellSouth Corporation’s Communications Group and held various other positions there from 1985 until 2007. She is a certified public accountant. Ms. Wentworth was also appointed to the Board of Directors for CryusOne, Inc. in May 2014, and was elected the Chairman of the Board on May 18, 2021. She also serves as chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and as a member of the Transaction Committee and Compensation Committee for CyrusOne. Ms. Wentworth was elected to the Board of Directors of Benchmark Electronics, Inc. on June 24, 2021.