Graphic Packaging Holding Company Appoints New Board Member

MARIETTA, Ga., Nov.18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK) announced today that Lynn A. Wentworth has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective November 18, 2009.

"We are very pleased to welcome Lynn to the Board of Graphic Packaging," said John R. Miller, Chairman of the Board. "Her financial background and corporate experience will serve the Board well as we work to further the Company's priorities."

Ms. Wentworth is the retired 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 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. She serves on the boards of Cincinnati Bell, Inc. and the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta.

About Graphic Packaging Holding Company

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), headquartered in Marietta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. The Company is one of the largest producers of folding cartons and holds a leading market position in coated-recycled boxboard and specialty bag packaging. The Company's customers include some of the most widely recognized companies in the world. Additional information about Graphic Packaging, its business and its products is available on the Company's web site at

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