Glatfelter Announces Leadership Changes in Specialty Papers Business Unit

  Glatfelter Announces Leadership Changes in Specialty Papers Business Unit

Business Wire

YORK, Pa. -- June 23, 2014

Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today announced key leadership changes in the Specialty
Papers Business Unit (SPBU) effective immediately. Timothy R. Hess is promoted
to Vice President of Sales & Marketing, and Calvin Staudt Jr. has joined
Glatfelter as Vice President of Manufacturing. Both men will report to Brian
Janki, Vice President & General Manager for SPBU.

In making this announcement, Mr. Janki said, “These changes strengthen the
Specialty Papers’ team, creating a more integrated leadership structure for
both our commercial and manufacturing organizations. I expect these changes to
accelerate our new product development engine and enhance our customer
experience, while improving our operating efficiency and cost position – all
of which are critical to our ongoing success in Specialty Papers.”

Mr. Hess brings 20 years of broad Glatfelter operational and commercial
leadership experience and a strong technical background to his new assignment.
He will assume ownership of Specialty Papers’ commercial activities, including
sales, marketing, new product development, and new business development. In
addition to his professional experience, Mr. Hess earned a Bachelor of Science
in Engineering Physics from the United States Military Academy, West Point and
a Master of Science in Pulp & Paper from the Institute for Paper Science and

As Vice President of Manufacturing, Mr. Staudt will assume responsibility for
all Specialty Papers operations, with an emphasis on safety, reliability,
efficient mill operations, and developing capabilities across our
manufacturing assets to align with the needs of current and future customers.

Mr. Staudt brings more than 30 years of industry manufacturing operations
experience to Glatfelter. Most recently, he served as General Manager at Rock
Tenn in Florence, S.C. Prior leadership roles include assignments with
International Paper, Temple Inland, and Evergreen Packaging. He earned a B.S.
in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from the
University of Alabama. Mr. Staudt retired as a Commander of the United States
Naval Reserve in 1997.

About Glatfelter

Celebrating its 150^th anniversary in 2014, Glatfelter is a global supplier of
specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, offering innovation,
technical expertise and world-class service. Headquartered in York, PA, U.S.
operations include facilities in Spring Grove, PA, and Chillicothe and
Fremont, OH. International operations include facilities in Canada, Germany,
France, the United Kingdom and the Philippines, a representative office in
China and a sales and distribution office in Russia. Glatfelter’s sales
approximate $1.8 billion annually, and its common stock is traded on the New
York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GLT. Additional information may be
found at


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