James A. Rubright

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"Mr. James A. Rubright has been the Chairman of Rock-Tenn Co. and of its subsidiary, Wilco, Inc. since January 2000 and their Chief Executive Officer since October 1999. Mr. Rubright served as an Executive Officer of Sonat Inc. from February 1994 to October 1999. He served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and the Chief Accounting Officer of Sonat Inc., from 1995 to 1996. Mr. Rubright served as an Executive Vice President of Sonat Inc. since May 1, 1998. Since May 1998, with responsibility for Sonat's interstate natural gas pipeline group and energy services businesses. Mr. Rubright has significant experience in public company management and board leadership. He also has special expertise related to oil and gas industry operations. He served as an officer of Southern, Sonat Exploration, and Sonat Energy Services. He also served as a partner in the law firm of King & Spalding LLP. Mr. Rubright served as Chairman of American Forest & Paper Association Inc. He has been a Director of Rock-Tenn Co. since 1999 and AGL Resources Inc. since August 2001. He has been Director of Forestar Group Inc. (Also known as Forestar Real Estate Group, Inc.) since December 2007. He serves as a Director of American Forest & Paper Association Inc. He served as a Director of Avondale Mills Inc. He served as a Director of Avondale Inc., (Parent company of Avondale Mills Inc.) since November 2000. Mr. Rubright served as a Director of Oxford Industries Inc. from 2004 to January 18, 2008." [1]


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  1. businessweek James A. Rubright, organizational web page, accessed September 17, 2012.