Mativ Holdings, Inc. announced two appointments to its executive leadership team. Mark W. Johnson will succeed Ricardo Nuñez as chief legal officer, general counsel and secretary for the ~$3 billion specialty materials company. Johnson will assume the leadership of the company?s legal team on September 1, 2023, from Nuñez, who will be departing the company the same day.

Additionally, Rajeev Kapur has been named Mativ?s new chief information officer, effective immediately. Both Kapur and Johnson will report directly to Mativ chief executive officer Julie Schertell. Prior to joining Mativ, Johnson served as executive vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary for Kimball International, Inc., where he oversaw all legal affairs, including securities, ethics and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, intellectual property protection, and regulatory matters.

Johnson also led Kimball International?s ESG activities, which he will lead at Mativ. Since 2022, Mark also served as president of Kimball International?s Hospitality business unit, responsible for full P&L management and results. He had prior leadership roles at Newell Brands and was a commercial litigation associate for McGuire Woods, LLP.

Kapur served as the company?s vice president of digital transformation and business intelligence since joining Mativ in July 2022. A pioneer in leading analytical technologies, including big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence, Kapur has held multiple leadership roles at Kimberly-Clark, Under Armor, Newell Brands, Nike, Inc., and Lucent Technologies.