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Suwyn, Wurtz Join Appleton's Board of Directors

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Appleton, Appleton, Wis., USA, has elected Mark A. Suwyn and George W. Wurtz to its board of directors. Suwyn, president of Marsuw, a private investment and consulting company, retired as chairman of NewPage, the largest coated paper producer in North America, in June 2010. He previously served as chairman and CEO of NewPage for five years. Suwyn also served for nine years as chairman and CEO of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. Prior to that, he held executive management positions with International Paper Co. and spent 25 years with E.I. Du Pont where he directed marketing, acquisition, and joint venture efforts.

Wurtz is president and CEO of New WinCup Holdings, Stone Mountain, Ga., a privately-held manufacturer and distributor of single-use cups, food service containers, lids, and straws. Wurtz retired as an officer of Georgia-Pacific Corp. in 2006 after serving in several executive management positions including president of paper, bleached board, and kraft operations. Prior to joining G-P, Wurtz worked for James River Corp./Fort James for 14 years and held executive management positions in operations, logistics, procurement, and manufacturing planning.


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