Denise R. Singleton





Denise R. Singleton

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of ​WestRock Company​
Director since 2019



Denise R. Singleton (f/k/a Denise R. Cade) was appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of ​WestRock Company on March 2022. Previously, she was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of IDEX Corporation, a manufacturer of fluidic systems and specialty engineered products, since October 2015. From March 2011 until October 2015, she served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer at SunCoke Energy, Inc., a supplier of high-quality coke used in the blast furnace production of steel, and its controlled company SunCoke Energy Partners, LLP, where she also served on the Board of Directors. Prior to joining SunCoke Energy, Ms. Singleton held several positions at PPG Industries, Inc., a global supplier of paints, coatings and specialty materials, including Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Chief Securities and Finance Counsel, Chief M&A Counsel, and General Counsel of the Glass and Fiberglass Division. Prior to joining PPG Industries, Ms. Singleton was a partner at Shaw Pittman, LLP, a law firm. In 2019, Ms. Singleton was named to The Legal 500 GC Powerlist that consists of the most influential in-house lawyers in business, and was named one of the Most Powerful Women in Corporate America by Black Enterprise magazine. Ms. Singleton is listed as a 2022 Director to Watch by Directors & Boards magazine. Ms. Singleton is a member of Teledyne’s Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee and is a director of Phillips 66, a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company.​