Boise Inc. CEO Alexander Toeldte Receives ASPI 2013 Customer Executive of the Year Award

Alexander Toeldte, President and CEO of Boise Inc.

March 25, 2013 - The Association of Supplier to the Paper Industry (ASPI) has awarded Alexander Toeldte, President and CEO of Boise Inc., with the ASPI 2013 Customer Executive of the Year Award.

The Customer Executive of the Year Award is the highest honor that ASPI bestows on an individual. It is granted to a paper industry executive who has demonstrated extraordinary effectiveness in working with a range of suppliers to enhance productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of his or her company using a wide spectrum of supplied products and services.

“ASPI is extremely pleased to present this award to such a deserving executive. Boise has achieved excellent results, with the strength and commitment of Mr. Toeldte’s management team, under his excellent leadership,” commented Carl Howe, ASPI President and Vice President Sales at Kadant Paperline.

Mr. Toeldte has served as Boise Inc.’s President, CEO and a director since the company’s inception in February 2008. Previously, he was executive vice president, Paper and Packaging and Newsprint with Boise Cascade, L.L.C.; chair of Algonac Limited, a private management and consulting firm based in New Zealand; executive vice president of Fonterra Co-operative Group, Ltd., and chief executive officer of Fonterra Enterprises; served in various capacities with Fletcher Challenge Limited Group; and was a partner at McKinsey & Company. In 2012, he served as chairman of the board of directors of the American Forest & Paper Association.

Mr. Toeldte studied economics at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg, Germany, and received an M.B.A. from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Mr. Toeldte was presented with Customer Executive of the Year Award at the ASPI 2013 Spring Meeting in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Boise Inc. will host the ASPI 2013 Fall Customer Alignment Meeting, October 14-16, 2013 in Boise, Idaho.

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SOURCE: ASPI