A former in-house leader for Equifax Inc. and Georgia-Pacific has joined TricorBraun as the global packaging company’s first-ever general counsel.

Susan Bergethon began her new job Monday at TricorBraun after having spent the past decade at Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific, one of the world’s largest paper companies. She will remain in Atlanta while working for TricorBraun, which is headquartered in St. Louis. She oversees the company’s legal and environment, social and governance practices while reporting to CEO Court Carruthers.