RockTenn Announces President and Chief Operating Officer

  RockTenn Announces President and Chief Operating Officer

Business Wire

NORCROSS, Ga. -- January 28, 2013

RockTenn (NYSE: RKT) announces that Steven Voorhees has been elected President
and Chief Operating Officer, with oversight responsibility for the Company’s
operating businesses, including Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging and
Recycling. Voorhees joined RockTenn as Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer in 2000 and added the responsibilities of Chief
Administrative Officer in 2008.

“Steve is an outstanding leader and has been instrumental in building RockTenn
over his 12 year career as CFO. He has played key roles in structuring,
financing and integrating the over $6.5 billion of acquisitions we’ve
completed over that time. Steve has been the leader of the many finance and
administrative initiatives that have helped support our operating businesses
with low cost and high performing shared corporate services,” said Jim
Rubright, RockTenn’s Chairman and CEO. “Steve has a tremendous ability to
generate ideas that change the way we transact business and execute them with
passion and precision. In his new role, Steve will have the opportunity to
continue to create value for our shareholders.”

About RockTenn

RockTenn (NYSE:RKT) is one of North America's leading integrated manufacturers
of corrugated and consumer packaging. RockTenn's 26,000 employees are
committed to exceeding their customers' expectations - every time. The Company
operates locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and
China. For more information, visit www.rocktenn.com.

Contact:

RockTenn
John Stakel, 678-291-7900
SVP-Treasurer
www.rocktenn.com