Michael Entz Named CEO of Cosmo Specialty Fibers

Sept. 23, 2010 - The Gores Group has named Michael W. Entz as chief executive officer of Cosmo Specialty Fibers, Inc., which was formed as part of its acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's Cosmopolis pulp mill in Washington state

Entz will be responsible for overseeing the complete refurbishment and restart of the mill, which has been closed since 2005.

“Michael Entz has over 20 years of experience in complex operating environments in the pulp and paper industry. He will be an outstanding leader for Cosmo Specialty Fibers,” commented Dermot Smurfit, chairman of Cosmo Specialty Fibers.

Entz worked most recently at NewPage in Escanaba, Michigan, where he oversaw operations for NewPage’s largest coated paper manufacturing facility. He previously held management positions at Smurfit-Stone Container and West Point Pepperell.

SOURCE: The Gores Group, LLC

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