Interim General Counsel and Secretary
Ryan is interim general counsel and secretary at Ingevity. He joined Ingevity in 2016 as deputy general counsel, chief legal officer for Ingevity’s Performance Chemicals segment, and assistant secretary. From 2006 to 2015, he was associate general counsel at MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV), with responsibility for mergers and acquisitions and serving as corporate counsel to multiple business units, including MWV Specialty Chemicals. He joined the law department of WestRock Company following the merger of MWV and RockTenn Company in July 2015. Prior to joining MWV, Ryan was a corporate attorney with Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge, LLP, and Cummings & Lockwood, LLC, representing corporate and private equity clients on transactional and commercial matters. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary, and a juris doctor from Boston University School of Law.