Clearwater Paper Corporation announced a key divisional executive appointment. Joanne P. Shufelt is named senior vice president and general manager of the consumer products division, effective immediately. Ms. Shufelt succeeds Arsen Kitch, who was named president and chief executive officer of the company in April 2020. Ms. Shufelt joined Clearwater Paper in 2012 as vice president of sales and marketing for consumer products and has since grown in leadership responsibilities while in this role. Previously, she held sales leadership positions at Duro Standard Products, a private packaging company, and AbitibiBowater Inc., now Resolute, Inc., a pulp, paper, and tissue company.
As we continue to manage our manufacturing system to meet shifting customer needs and improve efficiency, Verso will discontinue the following grades by the end of 2021: • Velocity® • Balance® • Publishers Matte® • Publishers ThinBulk®.
Any inventory will continue to be available until it is extinguished.
Your Verso sales professional will contact you to review specifics of this announcement.