RICHMOND, BC, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX:CYT)
today announced changes to its Board of Directors with the appointment
of Jill Leversage and the resignation of Giorgio Caputo.
"I would like to welcome Ms. Leversage who brings extensive financial
and industry experience to the board," said Chairman and Interim Chief
Executive Officer Les Lederer. "We thank Mr. Caputo for his support
during Catalyst's reorganization and his contribution to the governance
of Catalyst since the company emerged from restructuring last
Ms. Leversage is a chartered accountant with more than 25 years of
experience in investment banking and M&A advisory services,
particularly in the forest and manufacturing industries. She holds a
commerce degree from the University of Calgary and is a chartered
business valuator and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of B.C. Ms. Leversage is chair of the British Columbia
Innovation Council, a director and chair of the audit committee of
Eagle Star Minerals Corp. and a director of Delta Gold Corporation.
Active on numerous community boards, she received a Business in
Vancouver Influential Women in Business Award in 2012 and an Honorary
Doctorate from BCIT in June 2013.
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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