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Sappi North America Appoints Alexander "Sandy" Taft as Director of Sustainability

Alexander “Sandy” Taft Alexander “Sandy” Taft

Oct. 31, 2018 - Sappi North America announced the appointment of Alexander “Sandy” Taft as director of sustainability. Taft will work cross-functionally within Sappi's North American operations to drive sustainability strategy and execution. Taft will also work with counterparts in Sappi's European and South African offices to ensure consistency with global sustainability goals.

Taft joins Sappi from National Grid, a U.K.-headquartered energy delivery company, where he was most recently the Director of Environmental and Sustainability Policy for its U.S. subsidiary.

Taft will also join the Two Sides North America Board of Directors as a member this fall. Two Sides is a non-profit, global initiative by companies from the graphic communications industry including forestry, pulp and paper, among others.

Sappi North America, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, operates four diversified businesses — high quality Coated Printing Papers, Specialised Cellulose, Release Papers and Specialty Packaging. To learn more, please visit:

SOURCE: Sappi North America, Inc.