Patrick J. Moore


DEFINITION of 'Patrick J. Moore'

Patrick J. Moore became Chairman and CEO of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation in 2002. Born in 1954 in Chicago, Moore joined the company in 1987 when it was Jefferson Smurfit Corporation. He became president and CEO in 2002, and chairman in 2003. As vice president, Moore oversaw the divestiture of Stone Container Corporation's assets after its 1998 merger with Jefferson Smurfit.

BREAKING DOWN 'Patrick J. Moore'

Smurfit-Stone is a paperboard and paper-based packaging company headquartered in Chicago, IL, and Creve Coeur, MO. The company also operates 31 full-service recycling processing facilities.

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