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Clearwater Paper Names Joanne P. Shufelt as Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Products Division

Clearwater Paper

June 15, 2020 - Clearwater Paper today announced a key divisional executive appointment. Joanne P. Shufelt is named senior vice president and general manager of the consumer products division, effective immediately. Ms. Shufelt succeeds Arsen Kitch, who was named president and chief executive officer of the company in April 2020.

"Joanne is an outstanding leader and brings more than 30 years of sales, marketing, and operations experience in the paper industry to our tissue business," said Arsen Kitch, president and chief executive officer. "I look forward to Joanne's continued, valued contributions as a senior leader for Clearwater Paper after having served as the interim general manager for the consumer products business since April."

Ms. Shufelt joined Clearwater Paper in 2012 as vice president of sales and marketing for consumer products and has since grown in leadership responsibilities while in this role. Previously, she held sales leadership positions at Duro Standard Products, a private packaging company, and AbitibiBowater Inc., now Resolute, Inc. Prior to that, Ms. Shufelt spent 20 years at Georgia-Pacific, in sales and operations leadership roles.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and finance from Marymount College, a division of Fordham University, and a Master of Business Administration from Emory University.

Clearwater Paper is a premier supplier of private brand tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters, and offers services that include custom sheeting, slitting and cutting. For further information, visit:

SOURCE: Clearwater Paper Corporation