Wausau Paper Names Michael C. Burandt as Chairman and CEO

Michael C. Burandt

April 25, 2014 - Wausau Paper announced that Michael C. Burandt has been appointed Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Burandt joined the Company as a Director in 2012 and has served as Interim CEO since April 2, 2014.

The company also announced that Matthew L. Urmanski has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Urmanski joined Wausau Paper Corp. in 2000. During his tenure at Wausau Paper, he has served in a variety of senior management positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, Mr. Urmanski led the expansion of the Tissue business in his role as Senior Vice President and General Manager.

As a result of Mr. Urmanski's expanded role and Mr. Burandt's continued involvement as Chief Executive Officer, the Board of Directors will not be conducting a formal search to replace the former president and chief executive officer.

Wausau Paper produces and markets a complete line of away-from-home towel and tissue products, is headquartered in Mosinee, Wisconsin. To learn more about Wausau Paper visit: www.wausaupaper.com.

SOURCE: Wausau Paper