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Orchids Appoints Gloss CFO

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Orchids Paper Products Co., Pryor, Okla., USA, this week announced that, effective Sep. 12, 2016, Rodney D. Gloss, age 59, will join the company as CFO. Prior to joining the company, Gloss served between 2011 and 2016 as VP and CFO of Atna Resources Ltd., a public gold mining company. In 2010 and 2011, he served as corporate controller of Alacer Gold Corp., a public international gold mining and exploration company. Prior to 2010, Gloss served in senior financial positions with Intrepid Potash Inc., a publicly traded potash producer, and Timminco Ltd., a public manufacturer, principally of magnesium products.

Gloss has an extensive background in virtually all aspects of corporate finance, public reporting, accounting, and treasury operations. He has significant experience with strategic planning, information systems, procurement, human resources, production planning, and lean production processes. Gloss has an excellent track record in improving upon business processes, increasing profitability, and fostering growth to his employers. He has also been successful in building and leading teams, corporate turnarounds, IPO's, divestitures, mergers, and acquisitions. Gloss has an MBA degree from UCLA and has maintained his CPA license as active.

Orchids expects to utilize Gloss's skills and experience to augment the financial performance of the company by improving upon cost accounting, increasing efficiency and reducing costs, performing sales and margin analyses, and augmenting enterprise systems.
Jeff Schoen, president and CEO, said that "I am pleased to have Rod join the Orchids team. Rod has the skill sets required to help Orchids analyze and capitalize on its opportunities. We are excited to have Rod as an asset for executing our plan to accomplish the company's goals."

Orchids is a customer-focused, national supplier of high quality consumer tissue products primarily serving the at-home private label consumer market. The company produces a full line of tissue products, including paper towels, bathroom tissue, and paper napkins, to serve the value through ultra-premium quality market segments from its operations in northeast Oklahoma, Barnwell, S.C., and Mexicali, Mexico. The company provides these products primarily to retail chains throughout the U.S.
More information about Orchids is available online. 


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