Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Election Of Vito J. Consiglio As President And CEO

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE: RYAM) today announced that its Board of Directors elected Vito J. Consiglio to succeed Paul G. Boynton as President and Chief Executive Officer and Board member effective January 1, 2022. Mr. Boynton, who has served as President and CEO since the Company’s spin-off in 2014, announced his decision to retire from the Company, and, as part of the leadership transition, he will assume the role of Vice Chair of the Board until the May 2022 Annual Meeting.

“In 2021, the Board of Directors commenced an extensive and well-planned search for a CEO candidate with the expertise and ability to effectively capitalize on the Company’s tremendous growth potential,” said Lisa Palumbo, Chair of the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. “With his broad commercial expertise and operational acumen, Vito has a proven track record of driving strategic growth in the specialty materials sector. Given his strengths in areas of critical importance to RYAM, including strategy deployment, technical sales and innovation, we believe Vito is the ideal CEO to lead RYAM into its next chapter of growth and success.”

“I am honored to join RYAM and look forward to working with RYAM’s talented employees to continue building value and driving growth for its stockholders, customers and employees,” Consiglio said. “Having previously been a customer of RYAM’s, I understand the value proposition of its products and see the opportunity to grow demand for its bio-based solutions. Rayonier Advanced Materials is uniquely positioned in this competitive marketplace with its strong assets, broad product portfolio, and unparalleled technical support. I look forward to joining and leading the company as we define our bright futures.”

Mr. Boynton plans to step down from his current executive duties in the new year after more than 10 years as CEO and Board member. He will serve as Vice Chair of the Board until the May 2022 Annual Meeting to facilitate a smooth transition. During the second half of 2022, Paul will support the Company as a consultant.
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