Appvion appoints two vice presidents
Matt Denton and Jason Schulist to serve on the company's senior leadership
APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 5, 2013
APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Appvion, Inc. announced the
appointment of Matt Denton as senior vice president and general manager of the
company's carbonless and security papers business.
Jason Schulist has joined Appvion as vice president of continuous improvement.
He will have responsibility for ongoing development of the company's
continuous improvement systems designed to drive exceptional results in
safety, productivity, customer value, quality, and on-time product delivery.
More about Matt Denton
Denton joins Appvion with more than 25 years of strategic and financial
management experience in the paper industry including service with RockTenn
Company as senior vice president of finance, corrugated containerboard
packaging segment; and with Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation as senior vice
president of business finance; vice president of business planning and
analysis; and vice president of business transformation. Denton spent 14 years
at Georgia-Pacific Corporation where his responsibilities included vice
president of strategic sourcing and procurement; vice president of finance for
containerboard and packaging; and group director for planning and analysis.
Denton earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Rutgers University and is
a certified public accountant.
More about Jason Schulist
Schulist comes to Appvion from DTE Energy in Detroit, one of the nation's
largest diversified energy companies. For the past three years he has served
as director of major enterprise projects and has led a 95-member team involved
in project management, engineering, construction and safety to effectively
execute a $1 billion portfolio of utility projects.
Schulist's career also includes 12 years with General Motors where he led
continuous improvement efforts for the Onstar Europe group in England; served
as a senior consultant for e-commerce and organizational learning at the GM
headquarters; and served in production management at GM plants in Poland,
England and the U.S. Schulist earned master's degrees in business
administration, and electrical engineering and computer science from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a bachelor's degree in
electrical engineering and computer science from Marquette University. He has
also earned Six Sigma black belt and project management professional
About Appvion, Inc.
Appvion creates product solutions through its development and use of coating
formulations, coating applications and Encapsys^® microencapsulation
technology. The Company produces thermal, carbonless and security papers, and
Encapsys products. Appvion, headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, has
manufacturing operations in Wisconsin, Ohio and Pennsylvania, employs
approximately 1,700 people and is 100 percent employee-owned. For more
information, visit www.appvion.com.
SOURCE Appvion, Inc.
Contact: Bill Van Den Brandt, Senior Mgr., Corporate Communications,
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