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Sappi Europe Appoints Maik Willig as Ehingen Mill Director

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Feb. 27, 2017 - Sappi Europe announced the appointment of Maik Willig as Ehingen Mill Director, effective March 1.

Willig joined Sappi in 2012 as Production Manager and became Paper Mill Manager of Ehingen at the beginning of 2015.

Prior to joining Sappi, Willig held the position of Plant Manager Paper Mill for Rondo Ganahl in Austria, and he began his career with Stora Enso Reisholz in Germany.

Willig holds a master's degree from the University of Munich in Pulp and Paper Engineering.

Steffen Wurdinger, VP Manufacturing, R&D and Technologym (the mill's previous director) commented, “Ehingen Mill is in line to support Sappi's enhanced specialities offering over the next few years. In order to drive this programme of investments at the mill, we need to have the right person in place. Maik is that person. He understands the company's objectives and is on board to ensure that Sappi fully meets its full potential.”

Sappi's Ehingen Mill is situated on the Danube River in Ehingen, southern Germany. The mill an annual production capacity of 140,000 tons of pulp (chlorine-free sulphite pulp) and 280,000 tons of graphic fine paper. Ehingen produces a range of coated paper in sheet and roll format in matt or silk-matt finish and Fusion Topliner®. The mill has over 500 employees.

Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, Sappi Europe SA is the leading European producer of coated fine paper used in premium magazines, catalogues, books and high-end print advertising. To learn more about the company, please visit: www.sappi.com.

SOURCE: Sappi Europe