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Pixelle Specialty Papers names new SVP and CFO

January 15, 2020  By P&PC Staff

Pixelle-JohnJacunskiJohn Jacunski, Pixelle Specialty Solutions

Pixelle Specialty Solutions has continued adding to its senior management team with the appointment of John P. Jacunski as its senior vice-president and chief financial officer (CFO).

Jacunski will report to Timothy R. Hess, newly named as president and chief executive officer of Pixelle.

Prior to joining Pixelle, Jacunski served P.H. Glatfelter Company from 2003 until 2019 including as executive vice-president and chief financial officer, president of the specialty papers business unit, and vice-president and controller.


Previously, he served WCI Steel as vice-president and chief financial officer and also worked for KPMG. Jacunski completed leadership and strategy programs at Wharton School of Business and he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from John Carroll University.

“John is a very experienced senior leader with a long track record of success in our operations and our industry who brings strategic and executional depth to our leadership team,” says Hess. “I am confident he will help us build on our strong first year of performance as Pixelle and continue driving our performance as a specialty papers leader that helps our customers win in their respective markets.”

Pixelle was created in 2018 through private investment firm Lindsay Goldberg’s acquisition of Glatfelter’s specialty papers business unit. Pixelle is one of the largest specialty paper producers in North America with annual sales of more than $825 million and 728,000 tons.

Pixelle produces food contact papers, high-speed inkjet papers, release liners, carbonless and forms, envelope paper, greeting cards, trade book paper and playing cards. The company operates two integrated mills in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania and Chillicothe, Ohio, converting operations in Fremont, Ohio, and woodyard operations in Delmar, Marlyand, Piketon, Ohio; and Washington, West Virginia.

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