KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation Elects David G. Gabriel As Director

 KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation Elects David G. Gabriel As Director

PR Newswire

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 16, 2013

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging
Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") today announced that on May 16, 2013, the
Board of Directors elected David G. Gabriel as a Director of the Company. Mr.
Gabriel was elected as a Class A director with a term expiring in 2016.

Mr. Gabriel, age 54, has held the offices of President and Chief Executive
Officer of Sonepar North America since September 2009. From May 2003 thru
August 2009, Mr. Gabriel served as President and Chief Executive Officer of
Hagemeyer North America. Prior to 2003, he served as Senior Vice
President/General Manager of Tenneco Automotive's North American aftermarket
business. Mr. Gabriel earned his Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering
from Michigan State University.

About the Company

Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is a
leading North American producer of unbleached kraft paper products, linerboard
and shipping containers. The Company is the parent company of KapStone Kraft
Paper Corporation which includes paper mills in Roanoke Rapids, NC, North
Charleston, SC, and Cowpens, SC, fourteen converting locations in the East and
Midwest, and a lumber mill in Summerville, SC. The business employs
approximately 2,700 people.

SOURCE KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation

Website: http://www.kapstonepaper.com
Contact: Andrea K. Tarbox, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
847-239-8812
 
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