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ASPI 2017 Excellence in Leadership Award Recognizes Jack Bray, Domtar

Jack Bray Jack Bray – VP, Manufacturing Operations at Domtar.

Feb. 3, 2017 – The Association of Suppliers for the Paper Industry (ASPI) announced that Jack Bray, Vice President, Manufacturing Operations at Domtar Corporation, has been selected to receive ASPI's 2017 Excellence in Leadership Award.

“Jack was nominated for this award as he is known in the industry for his leadership and mentorship, whether working with employees or the supplier base,” said Keith Kemp, ASPI President and the Vice President of Global Sales for AstenJohnson Advanced Fabrics.

"Jack has been involved with new mill start-ups and improving ongoing operations and has always built environments where working together for success is the norm," Kemp added.

Bray has been the Vice President, Manufacturing Operations at Domtar since 2015. Prior to his current position, he was the Vice President, Manufacturing - Region 2 from 2011 to 2015. He was also the Vice President/Mill Manager for Domtar in Hawesville, Kentucky from 2007 to 2011.

Bray holds a B.S. in Paper Science/Engineering from Western Michigan University.

Established in 2010, the Excellence in Leadership Award recognizes outstanding leaders within the paper industry. The award honors unique and creative leadership of employees, company and key suppliers through major projects or ongoing relationships.

ASPI, a non-profit association, is the leading association of companies that supply products and or services to the pulp, paper and board industry since 1933. To learn more, please visit: