AbitibiBowater Appoints Silvana Travaglini as VP and Chief Accounting Officer

Oct. 12, 2011 - AbitibiBowater has appointed Silvana Travaglini as vice president and chief accounting officer, effective November 15, 2011.

Travaglini, age 45, was previously employed with Societe generale de financement du Quebec, or “SGF,” where she served as vice president and controller from 2001 to 2011.

SGF, a provincially-owned industrial and financial holding corporation whose mission was to carry out economic development projects in the province of Québec, recently merged with Investissement Quebec.

Travaglini is a chartered accountant.

Travaglini will replace Joseph B. Johnson, currently senior vice president, finance and chief accounting officer, who will step down as chief accounting officer on November 15, 2011 and will then enter a transition period with the company.

SOURCE: AbitibiBowater