RICHMOND, BC, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX:CYT)
today announced the appointment of Pierre A. Raymond as an independent
director of the company, effective immediately.
Leslie T. Lederer, Chairman of the Board said, "I am pleased to welcome
Mr. Raymond to our Board of Directors. His extensive knowledge and
understanding of corporate strategy, finance and management dealings
will add a valuable perspective to the company. We look forward to
benefitting from his judgment and counsel."
Mr. Raymond retired in May 2014 from Stikeman Elliott as a partner in
the Montréal office. He served as Chair of the firm from 2006 to 2012
and as a member of the Partnership Board and the Executive Committee
from 1997 to 2012. After he stepped down as Chair of the firm, Mr.
Raymond continued to coordinate the firm's multiple country and
regional initiatives and maintained a management role in the Montréal
office, with a focus on client relations. His practice focused
primarily on public mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and
corporate finance. Mr. Raymond was counsel to various corporations with
regard to national and international securities offerings, tender
offers and financings. Mr. Raymond also counselled US and European
clients with respect to Québec law in connection with international
privatizations, tender offers and acquisitions.
Catalyst Paper manufactures diverse specialty mechanical printing
papers, newsprint and pulp. Its customers include retailers,
publishers and commercial printers in North America, Latin America, the
Pacific Rim and Europe. With three mills, located in British Columbia,
Catalyst has a combined annual production capacity of 1.5 million
tonnes. The company is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia,
Canada and is ranked by Corporate Knights Inc. as one of the 50 Best
Corporate Citizens in Canada.
SOURCE: Catalyst Paper Corporation
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