Research & Innovation
Industry People (October 01, 2007)
By Pulp & Paper Canada
Canfor announced a few changes. MARK FELDINGER is the new V-P of manufacturing. SCOTT WILSON has resigned as V-P, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. THOMAS SITAR will be joining Canfor as V-P, Finan...
By Pulp & Paper Canada
Canfor announced a few changes. MARK FELDINGER is the new V-P of manufacturing. SCOTT WILSON has resigned as V-P, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. THOMAS SITAR will be joining Canfor as V-P, Finance and CFO.
TOM CROWLEY has been appointed the new senior V-P, sales and marketing of Catalyst Paper.
Smurfit-Stone Container has appointed STEVE STRICKLAND, senior V-P of sales, to head the national and local sales organizations, along with the display and graphics groups, for the company’s corrugated container division.
Georgia-Pacific announced that JOE MOELLER, the company’s chairman and CEO, will return to Koch Industries as vice chairman and a member of its board of directors, effective Nov. 1, 2007. Moeller will continue as a member of Georgia-Pacific’s board of directors. JIM HANNAN, currently president and COO, will be promoted to CEO and president. DAVE ROBERTSON who currently serves as Koch Industries’ president and COO, is assuming the additional role of chairman of Georgia-Pacific’s board of directors.
SFI announced the appointment of KAREN BRANDT to the position of V-P, market affairs.
SCA has announced that JAN JOHANSSON, currently president and CEO of Boliden AB, has been appointed as president and CEO. SCA’s executive VP and CFO, LENNART PERSSON, will be acting CEO until Johnasson can take up his position, within three months at the latest. JAN ASTROM is vacating his position as president and CEO effective immediately.
Orchids Paper Products reported that its board of directors has appointed ROBERT A. SNYDER as president and CEO. Snyder replaces interim president and CEO, KEITH R. SCHROEDER.
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced JAN W. POLING as its new V-P and General Counsel.
Albany International announced that JOHN C. STANDISH is resigning as senior V-P – Manufacturing, Americas Business Corridor, effective January 31, 2008, in order to focus on his duties as an AI Director and his new role as chairman of the J.S. Standish Company. THOMAS A. CLEVES has been named V-P of Investor Relations.
Ecology Coatings announced that company chairman, RICHARD STROMBACK, has been elected to the additional position of CEO. TOM KROTINE will transition to the role of president and COO.
Sappi announced that JOHN (JOCK) D. MCKENZIE has joined the Sappi Limited Board as a non-executive director.
STEPHAN SEIFERT joined Krber PaperLink GmbH, Hamburg, Germany as Managing Director Finance and Controlling.
The international forest industry community was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of DR. SHARON G. HAINES, director of the Office of Sustainability at International Paper.
Her contributions to the industry included developing many of IP’s innovating partnerships with conservation groups, leading the development of sustainable forestry programs within the company, championing project to protect endangered species and helping to establish sustainable forestry policy issues at the national and international levels.