Joined the board in: 2011
Professional title: Chairman, WestRock Company
John A. Luke, Jr. is the Chairman of WestRock Company. He began his career with Westvaco Corporation in 1979 and, in 1989, he became a member of the Corporation's Board of Directors. In 2002 Westvaco merged with Mead forming MeadWestvaco (MWV) and he was elected Chairman and CEO. In 2015 MWV merged with RockTenn forming WestRock.
Mr. Luke holds a number of corporate directorships, as well as leadership positions within the nonprofit community. His charitable involvement includes board service with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, VCU's School of Engineering Foundation and the VCU Board of Visitors.
WestRock Foundation is a partner with the Community Foundation in GiveRichmond and NextUp RVA.