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Stephen E. Macadam

Stephen E. Macadam, Chairman

Stephen E. Macadam is Chairman of the Board of Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV). Based in Atlanta, GA, Veritiv is a Fortune 500® company and a leading North American business-to-business distribution solutions company. Mr. Macadam is the retired Vice Chairman of EnPro Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and provider of precision industrial components, solutions, and services. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of EnPro from 2008 to 2019.

Previously, Mr. Macadam served as Chief Executive Officer of BlueLinx Holdings, Inc., a wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the United States. Prior to joining BlueLinx in 2005, Mr. Macadam was President and CEO of Consolidated Container Company, the second largest blow molder of rigid plastic containers in North America at the time. Earlier, Mr. Macadam served with Georgia‐Pacific Corporation where he held positions of Executive Vice President, Pulp & Paperboard, and Senior Vice President, Containerboard & Packaging. He served as consultant and then as Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he led the successful opening of the Charlotte, NC office with 15 consultants.

Mr. Macadam brings to the board of directors extensive leadership and operations experience growing and transforming businesses in the U.S. and globally. He has more than 30 years of experience advising and leading businesses in the packaging, building materials, and pulp and paper industries. Mr. Macadam also serves as a director of Valvoline Corporation and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, and formerly served on the board of directors of EnPro Industries, Inc.

Mr. Macadam holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky, a master’s degree in Finance from Boston College, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.