Stora Enso has appointed René Hansen as EVP, Head of Brand and Communications and a member of the Group Leadership Team. He will start in February 2022 and be based in Stockholm.
Pro Carton appoints new General Manager
Today Pro Carton, the European association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers, announces Winfried Muehling as new General Manager – following the recent retirement of Tony Hitchin.
Patrice J. Mangin, recipient of the Lionel-Boulet Award 2021
Patrice J. Mangin, will be awarded the Lionel-Boulet 2021 Award on November 10, 2021.
Meet Hassen Debbache, One of Domtar’s Environmental Engineers
It takes teamwork — and engineers — to manufacture pulp and paper products responsibly and sustainably. Engineers, whether they’re mechanical, chemical or process engineers, are an important piece of the puzzle at Domtar because they enable us to operate more efficiently.
AF&PA Promotes Elizabeth VanDersarl, Lindsay Murphy and Terry Webber to Vice President Roles
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced the promotions of Elizabeth VanDersarl to Vice President for Strategy & Operations (formerly Interim Vice President for Government & Industry Affairs); Lindsay Murphy to Vice President of Strategic Communications (formerly Executive Director, Strategic Communications); and Terry Webber to Vice President of Industry Affairs (formerly Executive Director, Packaging).
TAPPI Announces 2021 Award Winners for the Engineering and Pulp Manufacture Divisions
“Each year, these awards are presented to individuals whose many contributions to the Divisions and TAPPI make a positive and lasting impact on the industry and those who work in it." - Engineering Division Chair Danny Tandra, Clyde Industries and Pulp Manufacture Chair Tom Mullen
Mercer International’s President awarded CEO of the Year in 2021 Canada’s Safest Employer Awards
VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 22, 2021 – Mercer International Inc. is proud to announce that President and CEO, David Gandossi, has been announced as the CEO of the Year during the prestigious 2021 Canada’s Safest Employer Awards ceremony (CSEA).
WestRock Announces Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Succession
ATLANTA-- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, announced today that Ward Dickson will retire as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective November 30, 2021.
AF&PA Names Eric Steiner as Vice President of Government Affairs
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced Eric Steiner as its Vice President of Government Affairs.
Elkem ASA - Helge Aasen continues as Elkem’s permanent CEO
Elkem’s board of directors and Helge Aasen have agreed that Aasen will continue as CEO of Elkem, after serving as interim CEO since June 2021. He assumes the role with immediate effect.
François David Appointed as Vice-President Sales for Cascades PRO
Kingsey Falls, Québec, October 19, 2021 - Cascades is pleased to announce the appointment of François David as Vice-President of Sales for Cascades PRO in addition to his responsibilities as Vice-President of Marketing and Innovation for Cascades Tissue Group.
Jan Svedjebrant appointed acting General Counsel of SCA
Jan Svedjebrant has been appointed acting General Counsel of SCA effective December 1, 2021
Vanécia Carr Recognized as One of Charlotte’s 40 Under 40
In a growing metro area where, on average, more than half of residents are under 40, Vanécia “V” Carr, Domtar’s Senior Director of Marketing and Product Management for Pulp and Paper, has been called one to watch by the Charlotte Business Journal.
GreenFirst Announces the Appointment of Michael Mitchell to the Board of Directors and the Resignation of Kyle Cerminara
VANCOUVER, BC, October 8, 2021 – GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSXV: GFP) (“GreenFirst”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Mitchell to the Board of Directors.
Resolute Recognized for Promoting Women in Business
On September 28, Resolute won two Globee® Awards at the 14th annual Women World Awards® competition.
Canfor Announces Senior Leadership Changes
VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 5, 2021 - Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) is announcing changes to the senior leadership team. Pat Elliott has been appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Canfor and Canfor Pulp and will also retain his responsibilities as Senior Vice President, Sustainability.
Changes in Metsä Board's Corporate Management Team
Markku Leskelä has been appointed SVP, Development at Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group and a member of the Corporate Management Team responsible for research, product development, sustainability and business development. He has worked at Metsä Board as VP, Research and Development since 2016.
James Wreath is the new Vice President of Sales – North America at Körber Business Area Tissue
James Wreath has been appointed Vice President Sales North America at Körber Business Area Tissue and will report directly to the President North America, Pete Augustine.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces Michelle Fitzpatrick as Company's First Chief Sustainability Officer
ATLANTA, Sept. 28, 2021 - Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), (the "Company" or "Graphic Packaging"), announced today Michelle M. Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., will join the Company as its first Chief Sustainability Officer.
Changes to Transcontinental’s senior management
The Board of Directors announces the retirement of François Olivier, President and Chief Executive Officer of Transcontinental. Peter Brues, a seasoned executive, member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee, will succeed him.
National award for Vernon Tolko manager
An employee from Vernon-based Tolko Industries has won a national award.
Honoring the Career of a Lifetime
Marc Bédard, our just-retired vice president of forestry, has received the highest accolade from his colleagues and industry peers.