Kathy Walters, has been Executive Vice President of Consumer Products Group at Georgia-Pacific LLC since 2012.Walters most recently was president and chief executive officer of Sappi Fine Paper North America, a unit of Sappi Limited, the largest producer of coated fine paper in the world. Prior to joining Sappi in early 2002, Walters was president of Kimberly- Clark Corp.'s away-from-home business in Europe and vice president of the away-from-home business in North America. She joined Kimberly-Clark as part of its 1996 acquisition of Scott Paper Co., where Walters held a number of positions including vice president - tissue and skin care businesses, vice president - sales for Scott's health care business and director - USA tissue manufacturing planning. Walters holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Syracuse University, and a master's of business administration degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Walters will speak at Georgia Tech's IMPACT Speaker Series on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.
About the Impact Speaker Series:
Since 2002, the IMPACT Speaker Series has brought highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries to campus to share their experiences and give advice to students and other entrepreneurs on topics ranging from "building a venture around intellectual capital" to "successful entrepreneurship in large organizations" and "socially responsible leadership". The weekly series provides Georgia Tech students, alumni and the Atlanta business community an opportunity to network and learn from successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and notable business and non-profit leaders.
The series is free and open to the public, and reservations are not required.