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Colin Fernie Named President of Port Townsend Paper and Crown Corrugated

May 16, 2016 - Crown Paper Group has promoted Colin Fernie to President of Port Townsend Paper and Crown Corrugated. With the promotion, Fernie adds responsibility for the Port Townsend Paper mill (Port Townsend, Washington) and retains responsibility for the Crown Packaging and Boxmaster plants (Vancouver, BC, Canada) and distribution centers (Kelowna BC and Calgary, AB, Canada).

“We hired Colin in May 2015 knowing his record of building high performing packaging businesses, and confident he would do the same with Crown Corrugated,” said Crown Paper CEO Steve Klinger. “In the year since, we made significant strategic investments in Crown Corrugated. Colin leveraged the investments and led Crown Corrugated to improved performance, benefitting our customers and owners.

“At the same time, we have made significant, strategic investments in Port Townsend Paper, which is executing a plan to become a high performing mill. Colin's charge is to lead Port Townsend Paper and Crown Corrugated to accelerate progress across the board.”

Crown Paper Group is a holding company for investments in the paper and packaging industries.

SOURCE: Crown Paper Group