Vice President & General Manager, Greif Recycling
John Grinnell took on responsibility for Greif’s recycling business in 2020 after previously leading the Consumer Packaging Group, a folding cartons producer. Greif operates a national network of recycling facilities and manages more than 4 million annual tons of recovered fiber for its mills and to supply domestic and international mills. Grinnell’s prior roles include: vice president of Healthcare & Adherence Packaging at WestRock; vice president and managing director of MWV Healthcare; and executive vice president of Cadmus Professional Communications. He received his MBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Virginia.