NewPage CFO Resigns, Curtis Short to Fill In on Interim Basis

April 18, 2011 - NewPage on Friday announced that its CFO, David J. Prystash, resigned to pursue other opportunities. Curtis H. Short, currently controller and chief accounting officer, has been elected as senior vice president and chief financial officer on an interim basis effective May 11, 2011.

Short will serve in the interim role until a permanent replacement is named, NewPage said

Short joined the company in April 2009 and is responsible for managing the corporate accounting and reporting process and ensuring that all financial statements and filings are accurate, complete and timely. In addition, he ensures that corporate-wide accounting policies and appropriate controls are in place in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and works with operations and other finance functions to improve accounting and reporting capabilities.

Headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, NewPage Corporation is the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, based on production capacity. The company produces coated freesheet, coated groundwood, supercalendered, newsprint and specialty papers and has a total annual production capacity of approximately 4.4 million tons of paper, including approximately 3.1 million tons of coated paper, approximately 1.1 million tons of uncoated paper and approximately 200,000 tons of specialty paper.

SOURCE: NewPage Corp