Finch Paper Appoints Michael McLarty as VP, Forest Management and Wood Procurement

Michael McLarty

Sept. 13, 2012 - Finch Paper LLC announces the appointment of Michael McLarty as Vice President of Forest Management and Wood Procurement. In this role, McLarty will oversee Finch Forest Management and its staff of professional foresters, as well as lead the wood sourcing team to secure and sustain timber sourced from local, Northeastern forests.

He succeeds Roger Dziengeleski, who recently retired from Finch Paper after 33 years of service.

McLarty is a Registered Professional Forester from Northwestern Ontario with more than 15 years of experience in the forest industry. He was most recently the Timberlands Manager for Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation, where he managed fiber procurement and forestland and the company’s forest seedling nursery.

Prior to moving to Nova Scotia, McLarty was employed with Kimberly-Clark, Neenah Paper, and with Buchanan Forest Products, where he was responsible for forest management activities on both the Ogoki and Kenogami Forests. He is also experienced in strategic, long-term timber harvest planning, regeneration and silviculture programs.

McLarty earned an Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario in 1999.

Finch Paper LLC operates a single, fully-integrated pulp and paper manufacturing facility in Glens Falls, New York at which it produces more than 255,000 tons per year of high-quality uncoated printing papers for marketing, book publishing and business office purposes. The company also continues a 100-year-old tradition of responsible forest management by offering consulting forestry services to public and private landowners, utilizing the Finch team of professional foresters.

SOURCE: Finch Paper LLC