Carla is an experienced Chief Human Resources Officer who has worked across manufacturing, consumer goods and automotive industries. Her most recent role is the EVP, Human Resources at Graphic Packaging International (GPI), a leading provider of a wide variety of packaging solutions for food, food service, beverage, and other consumer products companies. Prior to joining GPI, she was Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Communications for Exide Technologies, a global supplier of stored electrical energy. Carla also held a variety of leadership roles at Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. including leading HR for their largest business segment, and for Europe, Middle East and Africa. She also worked at Georgia-Pacific for 13 years. She has a bachelor’s of science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. Carla is originally from New York, has a wonderful husband Jim, a teenage son Brandon, and two energetic dogs.