Christian Fischer has been named CEO Of Georgia-Pacific, succeeding Jim Hannan, who has been named executive vice president and CEO—Enterprises at parent company Koch Industries. Fischer joined Georgia-Pacific in 1989 and has served in many leadership roles within the company, including executive vice president of the packaging and cellulose segment, a role he has held since 2007.
In his new role, Hannan will oversee Georgia-Pacific, INVISTA, Molex and Guardian, as well as Koch’s recently acquired interest in Infor. He will be responsible for driving improvements and advances in these businesses, including the application of technology, software and data analytics. They will continue to report to Dave Robertson, president and COO of Koch Industries.