Georgia-Pacific honored on Forbes list

Published 6:00 pm Tuesday, February 20, 2024

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A recent announcement marked seven times for Georgia-Pacific to be named as an honoree in a national, prestigious business publication.
On Feb. 13, 2024, the company was named to the Forbes list as one of America’s Best Large Employers 2024.
This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
America’s Best Large Employers have been identified in an independent survey from a vast sample of over 170,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing more than 5,000 people within the U.S.
The final score is based on two types of evaluations:
• Personal – Given by employees themselves, also known as direct evaluations.
• Public – Given by friends and family members of employees, or members of the public who work in the same industry – also known as indirect evaluations, with a much higher weighting for personal evaluations.
Statista publishes hundreds of worldwide industry rankings and company listings with high-profile media partners. This research and analysis service is based on the success of, the leading data and business intelligence portal that provides statistics, relevant business data, and various market and consumer studies and surveys.
Georgia-Pacific’s Brewton mill employs approximately 430 employees and generates more than $40 million in direct wages and benefits for the local economy. The facility produces containerboard.
“We have an exceptional team in Brewton. People who are all focused on meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers while being a responsible business operator within our region,” said Jerry Clark, Brewton mill general manager. We are thrilled that our hard work and contributions have made an impact at this level, earning Georgia-Pacific an award from Forbes as one of the best employers in the U.S.”
“Being recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers is a tremendous honor and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees,” said Megan Sirna, senior vice president of Human Resources, Georgia-Pacific. “Our employees and culture are the driving force behind our success. We are proud to have such a talented and committed team that makes Georgia-Pacific a great place to work.”
About Georgia-Pacific
Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers and building products. Our familiar consumer brands include Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, Dixie®, enMotion®, Sparkle® and Vanity Fair®. Georgia-Pacific has long been a leading supplier of building products to lumber and building materials dealers and large do-it-yourself warehouse retailers. Its Georgia-Pacific Recycling subsidiary is among the world’s largest traders of paper, metal and plastics. The company operates more than 150 facilities and employs approximately 30,000 people directly and creates more than 80,000 jobs indirectly. For more information, visit: For news, visit: @GeorgiaPacific @Georgia-Pacific LLC @GeorgiaPacific GeorgiaPacifictv