NewPage Names Patrick Buchenroth Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Feb. 6, 2013 - NewPage Holdings Inc. today announced that on February 1, 2013, Patrick Buchenroth, age 45, accepted the position of controller and chief accounting officer for NewPage Holdings Inc. and NewPage Corporation, effective February 25, 2013.

From May 2012 through January 2013, Mr. Buchenroth served as senior vice president of finance at ACCO Brands Corporation, a global supplier of branded office products, following the company's acquisition of the Consumer and Office Products Division of MeadWestvaco. Prior to the acquisition, from August 2005 through April 2012, he served as chief financial officer for MeadWestvaco's Consumer and Office Products Division. In 2005, he was part of a team that orchestrated the sale of MeadWestvaco's Paper Division to form NewPage Corporation. Prior to these roles, Mr. Buchenroth was an audit partner for Deloitte & Touche, a public accounting firm.

Mr. Buchenroth is a CPA and a graduate of Wright State University with a double major in Accountancy and Finance. He is also the treasurer of the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area.

NewPage is a leading producer of printing and specialty papers in North America. The company is headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, and owns paper mills in Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. These mills have a total annual production capacity of approximately 3.5 million tons of paper. The company's product portfolio includes coated, specialty, supercalendered and uncoated papers. To learn more, visit