FBA Announces Christian Fischer To Keynote 2024 Annual Meeting

Fibre Box Association (FBA) has announced that Christian Fischer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia-Pacific, will deliver the State of the Corrugated Industry as keynote speaker for the upcoming 2024 FBA Annual Meeting to be held May 6-8 at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida.

Fischer, named this year’s recipient of PaperAge’s 37th annual “Executive Papermaker of the Year” award, formerly served as the chairman and a member of the FBA’s Board of Directors.

The association welcomes him back to deliver the state of the industry address which has become a long-standing tradition at FBA.

In selecting Fischer for the PaperAge award, the publication highlighted his leadership in guiding Georgia-Pacific to significantly invest in its business, employees, and the communities where they operate to create long-term value for the company and its customers.

Fischer began his career with Georgia-Pacific in Europe in 1989 as a market pulp sales manager. In addition to English, he speaks German, Portuguese and Spanish. He assumed his current role in 2017 and previously served as executive vice president of the packaging and cellulose segment, responsible for GP’s containerboard and kraft paper, corrugated packaging, bleached board and cellulose (pulp) businesses for seven years.

Fischer serves on the Board of Directors for the American Forest & Paper Association and is a member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce board of directors and The Board of Councilors for The Carter Center.

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