SunTrust Banks has announced that Steve Voorhees has been appointed to its board of directors, effective January 1, 2018.
"We welcome Steve to the board," said William H. Rogers, Jr., SunTrust chairman and chief executive officer. "His experience and track record leading a complex, multinational organization will provide valuable perspectives to our board and benefit our clients, teammates and shareholders."
Voorhees' deep and varied business experience, including as a current CEO of a Fortune 500 company and his past experience as a CFO of a large, publicly-traded corporation, will provide significant leadership insight and extensive financial reporting and accounting expertise to the SunTrust board.
Voorhees is chief executive officer of WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions with more than 45,000 employees and more than 300 operating and business locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
Prior to his current role, Voorhees served in various executive leadership roles, including president and chief operating officer; executive vice president and chief financial officer; and chief administrative officer at WestRock and a predecessor, RockTenn. Before joining RockTenn, he was in operations and executive roles at Sonat Inc., a diversified energy company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala.