Kruger announces the appointment of Sylvain Toutant as Executive Vice President, Consumer Products



    MONTREAL, Nov. 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Kruger is pleased to announce the
appointment of Mr. Sylvain Toutant as Executive Vice President, Consumer
Products of Kruger Inc. Mr. Toutant will assume the responsibility for a
number of business units, including one of the largest, Kruger Products
Limited. Kruger Products is a leading manufacturer and distributor of bathroom
tissue, facial tissue and paper towels. Some of its best known brands include
Cashmere(R), Scotties(R) and SpongeTowels(R). Mr. Toutant will also support
the development of other business units in the consumer products sector,
including Kruger Wines and Spirits.
    "Thanks to his diversified and recognized experience in the retail
sector, Mr. Toutant brings solid expertise to Kruger in the constantly
expanding consumer products sector" said Mr. Donald J. Cayouette, Executive
Vice President, Operations.

    Founded in 1904, Kruger Inc. is a major producer of publication papers,
tissue, lumber and other wood products, corrugated cartons from recycled
fibres, and green and renewable energy. The Company is also a leader in paper
and paperboard recycling in North America. In 2006, the Company acquired the
Maison des Futailles, a leading wines and spirits merchant. Kruger operates
facilities in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland and
Labrador, in the United States and the United Kingdom and has
10,000 employees.




For further information:

For further information: Jean Majeau, Vice President, Corporate Affairs,
(514) 343-3213, jmajeau@kruger.com, www.kruger.com


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