Neenah (became Mativ 2022)
Julie Schertell is President and CEO of Mativ, a leading global manufacturer of specialty materials and has more than 30 years of experience building and executing global strategies for companies within the commercial products and specialty materials industry. Julie is passionate about customer experience and shareholder value creation. With a proven track record of scaling businesses globally, she has experience leading complex organizations, developing talent, driving innovation, improving financial performance, and leading operational excellence. Her largest professional undertaking to date was the recent merger of Neenah and SWM. She was a three-time recipient of Georgia-Pacific’s CEO Award and a two-time recipient of Neenah Inc’s Imaginer’s Award. Julie holds a BS in Accounting from Florida State University’s College of Business and a master’s in finance from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. She is also a CPA.
Year appointed: 2020