AF&PA elects new chair, announces officers

The American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA) elected Clearwater Paper Corp. president and CEO Linda Massman as its new AF&PA board chair. She was previously the association’s Vice chair and cochair of its PAC.

Massman became Clearwater Paper’s CEO in 2013 after serving as president and COO since 2011 and CFO from 2008 to 2011. Before joining Clearwater, Massman was Group VP of finance and corporate planning for Supervalu Inc. and a business strategy consultant for Accenture.

Donna Harman will continue as AF&PA president and CEO.

Also elected as officers are Evergreen Packaging Inc. president & CEO John Rooney (first vice chair) and Greif, Inc. president & CEO Peter Watson (second vice chair). Packaging Corporation of America chair & CEO Mark Kowlzan will serve as immediate past chair.

Beginning new terms as AF&PA board members in 2017 are Michael Doss, Graphic Packaging International, Inc.; Peter Watson, Greif, Inc.; James Morgan, Interstate Resources; Matthew Kaplan, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp.; Richard McLeod, The Procter & Gamble Co.; Philip Rundle, Rolland Enterprises Inc.; Colin Moseley, Simpson Lumber Co., LLC; Christopher DiSantis, Verso Corp.; Steven Voorhees, WestRock Co.

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