Industry People (June 01, 2006)
June 1, 2006 By Pulp & Paper Canada
DR. JOSEPH D. WRIGHT, president and CEO of Paprican, has retired. Over the next few months, he will be working in an advisory capacity with the institute’s chairman of the board,
DAVID McDONALD, vice-president of research and education, is now responsible for the management of Paprican’s research, business development and university partnerships programs. LUCIE LAPOINTE, vice president, administration and secretary-treasurer, will continue her role at Paprican. The selection process of president and CEO is expected to wrap up by early summer.
TIMOTHY McKENNA, senior vice president of investor relations and communications at Smurfit-Stone, has resigned. On an interim basis, JOHN HAUDRICH, director of investor relations, will assume responsibility for the position.
The Honourable ROBERT K. RAE has resigned from Tembec’s board of directors, a position he held for nine years.
DAVID J. PATERSON has been appointed president and CEO of Bowater. He succeeds ARNOLD M. NEMIROW, who retired as CEO but will remain as non-executive chairman until later this year.
ROBERT W. BLACK joined Kimberly-Clark as chief strategy officer.
Stora Enso’s Finance and Strategy staff function, headed by HANNU RYOPPONEN, CFO, has been reorganized with effect March 1, 2006.
A new function, Group Business Analysis and Controlling, has been formed, headed by JOUNI SEPPALA. The group accounting and reporting function, headed by JUSSI SIITONEN, senior vice president and chief accounting officer, undertakes Stora Enso’s group reporting.
A new function, group risk management and financial platform, has been established and is headed by BO ERIKSSON, senior vice president, risk management and financial platform.
MARKUS RAURAMO, senior vice president, group treasurer, continues to lead Stora Enso’s financial services. The corporate finance function based in London and headed by ANDERS BERGKVIST, vice president, corporate finance, has been added to financial services.
The group strategy function will be headed by ANTTI JAASKELAINEN, senior vice president, group strategy.
RISTO SUURAHO, head of Internal Audit, retired on June 1, 2006. He will be succeeded as senior vice president and head of internal audit by VILLE HIETALAHTI.
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