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Jim Tyrone Joins Appleton as Senior Vice President

Feb. 1, 2010 - Appleton said that Jim Tyrone has joined the company as senior vice president and will be responsible for Appletonís thermal paper business unit and have oversight of the companyís paper manufacturing operations.

Appleton also announced that Sarah Macdonald will serve as vice president of the carbonless business unit which includes responsibility for carbonless and security papers. She has been serving as Appletonís vice president of global sales and general manager of international.

Tyrone most recently served as senior vice president of sales and marketing for NewPage Corporation. He served in the same capacity with MeadWestvaco prior to its spinoff of NewPage.

Tyroneís career in the paper industry began with Mead Corp., where he served as vice president and general manager of the carbonless paper business unit; president of the fine paper division; and vice president of Meadís paper division (all coated, carbonless and uncoated paper products).

Tyrone earned a masterís degree in business administration from Harvard University and a bachelorís degree in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia.

About Appleton
Appleton produces carbonless, thermal, security and performance packaging products. The employee-owned company is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin and has manufacturing operations in Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. It employs approximately 2,200 people.

SOURCE: Appleton




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