Kruger Products Announces the Appointment of Rob Latter to Corporate Vice President Away From Home Division and Strategic Planning

Company Knows the Importance of Good Leadership

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Mario Gosselin, CEO of Kruger Products L.P., announces Rob Latter as Corporate Vice President, Away From Home (AFH) Division and Strategic Planning.  In his new role, Latter is responsible for maintaining the Company's dominance in the Canadian marketplace as well as strategically growing its presence in the U.S. The AFH Division represents a significant growth opportunity for Kruger Products and is well poised for future expansion.

"The segments we serve are dynamic and as the market leader in our industry, our customers increasingly look to us to help alleviate their evolving challenges," says Rob Latter. "With my team, I intend to navigate these challenges and strengthen our distributor and customer relationships, while continuing to grow our business in new directions."

Latter first joined Kruger Inc. in 1997 as Sales Manager for the Kruger Packaging Division. Over the next number of years, he proved invaluable to the Company, and in 2001 Latter assumed the role of Vice President, AFH Division, where he drove his team to bolster its market dominance in Canada.  He remained in this role before returning to the Packaging business as Vice President in 2007.

Latter holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Concordia University and is the outgoing president of the Canadian Corrugated Containerboard Association. Latter takes an active role in the Company's corporate social responsibility initiatives, including support of its long-time beneficiaries Friends of We Care and Ronald McDonald House Charities.

About Kruger Products L.P.
Kruger Products is Canada's leading manufacturer of premium tissue, paper and napkin products for consumer and away-from-home use. The Company manufactures such well-known consumer brands as Cashmere®, Purex®, SpongeTowels®, Scotties® and White Swan®, and serves major away-from-home markets, including accommodations, healthcare, foodservice, manufacturing, and property management. In 2010, the Company launched Sustainability 2015, its five-year initiative to reduce its environmental impact. For more information, visit afh.krugerproducts.ca.

About KP Tissue Inc.
KP Tissue Inc. (KPT) was created to acquire, and its business is limited to holding, a limited partnership interest in KPLP.  For more information visit www.kptissueinc.com.

SOURCE: Kruger Products L.P.

For further information:

Jay Candido
Corporate Director, Marketing & Operations
Kruger Products
905-812-6996
jay.candido@krugerproducts.ca

INVESTORS:

Mike Baldesarra
Director of Investor Relations
KP Tissue Inc.
905-812-6962
IR@KPTissueinc.com

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