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Neenah Paper Promotes Erwin, Schwinn

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Neenah Paper, Alpharetta, Ga., USA, this week announced that John P. O'Donnell has been named COO, reporting to Sean Erwin, chairman and CEO, effective June 1. O'Donnell has been president of Neenah's Fine Paper business since he joined the company in November 2007. Prior to joining Neenah Paper, O'Donnell held positions at Georgia-Pacific Corp., including president of its North America Retail Business and president of its Commercial Tissue Business. He has extensive knowledge of the paper and tissue industry and in his new role will have direct responsibility for both the Fine Paper and Technical Products businesses, providing leadership over innovation, sales, marketing, manufacturing, and distribution activities.

In addition, Armin Schwinn has been named senior VP and managing director, Neenah Germany effective April 1. Schwinn succeeds Dr. Walter Haegler, who will retire after 20 years as managing director during which he led the substantial growth and development of these businesses. Schwinn has been part of Neenah Germany since 1995 and was most recently VP, Finance, responsible for financial, purchasing, and administrative functions. Prior to that, he served in various leadership positions in other German manufacturing and service companies.


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