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Georgia-Pacific Names Chris Warburton Chief Customer Officer for Consumer Products Group

Chris Warburton Chris Warburton

Feb. 14, 2024 - Georgia-Pacific announced today that it has named Chris Warburton as Chief Customer Officer for the Consumer Products Group. In this role, Warburton will lead the organization's combined sales force for the company's retail and away from home (GP PRO) businesses.

Prior to his promotion, Warburton served as senior vice president of sales, responsible for trade marketing, customer investment, category management, customer strategy and sales force effectiveness. He replaces Ryan Elwart, who has taken a role at another organization. During his nearly 20 years with GP and his prior experience at the Campbell Soup Company, Warburton has effectively led cross-functional customer teams across omnichannel capabilities in all traditional trade channels, including experience with Walmart, Sam's Club, Dollar General and Regional Grocery.

Erin Beckman Erin Beckman

In addition, Erin Beckman has been promoted to senior vice president - GP PRO sales. Beckman's responsibilities will expand to include developing and delivering the go-to-market sales execution for the entire GP PRO selling organization.

Most recently, Beckman served as vice president of National Distribution and National End Users for GP PRO. She has 16 years of commercial sales experience with Georgia-Pacific, starting as a regional sales executive in the Midwest and taking on roles of increasing responsibility serving customers nationwide. Prior to joining GP, Beckman was in the financial services industry for 16 years and still holds her Certified Financial Planner certification.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers and building products.

SOURCE: Georgia-Pacific

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