Derek Hutchison

Derek Hutchison

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hutchison serves as GCSES Chief Executive Officer. He has over 35 years of sales, engineering, manufacturing, capital project management and executive management experience driving growth, operational excellence, project leadership and business development, in the Pulp and Paper and Industrial rubber manufacturing industries. Mr. Hutchison received his Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering and Pulp and Paper Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (cum laude) and an Executive MBA certificate from Emory University.

Shane Haygood

Shane Haygood

Chief Operating Officer

Shane Haygood joined GCSES in November 2017 and serves as Chief Operating Officer. He has over 28 years of manufacturing experience in the pulp and paper and rubber industry. During his career, he has held senior management positions with Graphic Packaging Corporation, Robbins LLC, and Georgia Pacific Bleached Board Division, utilizing Lean and Six Sigma skills to drive operational improvement and cost reduction initiatives. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Mercer University.

Michael Sheff

Michael Sheff

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Mr. Sheff started his career with Exxon in classic engineering roles in the petrochemical space. He ultimately chose consumer packaged goods for the long term, with an 18 year career with Procter & Gamble, followed by a decade of executive roles at Dial/Henkel, Graphic Packaging, and Wrigley/Mars. While at P&G, Mr. Sheff played key leadership roles in the building of two of P&G’s billion dollar global brands (Pantene® and Pringles®) in Asia and the US. Mr. Sheff received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering (cum laude) from the Georgia Institute of Technology.