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Former GM of Corner Brook mill joins board of Soundview Paper


June 9, 2015
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Soundview Paper Company has announced senior management changes, including the addition of longtime tissue and paper industry executives Steve Ziessler and Bob Snyder to the Board of Managers. Company president Karl Meyers has been…

Soundview Paper Company has announced senior management changes, including the addition of longtime tissue and paper industry executives Steve Ziessler and Bob Snyder to the Board of Managers. Company president Karl Meyers has been appointed chief executive officer, and senior vice-president of strategy Rob Baron has been named the company’s new president.

Snyder served as CEO and president of Orchids Paper Products from 2007 to 2014. From 2002 to 2005, he worked for Kruger, Inc., where he served as vice-president and general manager of Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited in Newfoundland, an operation that was comprised of a newsprint mill, timberlands, and power generation facility. Snyder also served in senior roles for KTG USA, a premium grade tissue mill, as well as Great Northern Paper, Inc., Alliance Forest Products U.S. Corporation, Bear Island Paper Co., and Bear Island Timber Co.

Soundview Paper is a manufacturer of recycled and virgin fiber towel and tissue products located in Elmwood Park, N.J.

“Each of the individuals we’ve appointed today will play a key role in building an even stronger and more successful Soundview Paper Company,” said Tim Fazio, Chairman of the Soundview Board of Managers and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Atlas Holdings LLC, which owns Soundview together with the management team.