The Newark Group Names Gregg Kam as VP and CFO

November 1, 2011 – The Newark Group announced that Gregg R. Kam has been named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Newark Group, effective November 2, 2011. Kam will replace Joe Byrne.

“Gregg brings to The Newark Group turnaround financial experience coupled with an outside perspective. He is eager to challenge the “status-quo” while driving new initiatives,” said Frank Papa, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Newark Group.

Kam rose to positions of increased responsibility in a career that began as a Senior Accountant and Senior Financial Analyst at a private CPA firm, Holmes Protection and Unilever. He was Chief Financial Officer of International Specialty Products.

The Newark Group is an integrated global producer of 100% recycled paperboard and paperboard products with significant manufacturing and marketing operations in North America and Europe. Comprised of five vertically integrated 100% recycled paperboard operating divisions, The Newark Group maintains locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe.

SOURCE: The Newark Group