Catalyst appoints Tom Crowley to lead Sales & Marketing

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 6 /CNW/ - Catalyst Paper Corporation president and chief
executive officer Richard Garneau announced the appointment of Tom Crowley as
senior vice-president, sales and marketing, effective today.
    Mr. Crowley joined the company in 2000 as vice-president and general
manager of Catalyst Paper USA's newsprint division. In 2005, he assumed the
role of vice-president and general manager of the specialty paper division.
    During his years at Catalyst, he has been instrumental in positioning the
company as the preferred supplier with strategic accounts across North America
and Asia.
    Well respected in the industry, Mr. Crowley brings broad sales and
marketing experience to his new role. Before joining Catalyst, he held a
number of senior management positions at Abitibi Consolidated, including
vice-president international, as well as in the automotive and industrial
exports business with Drake America.
    Mr. Crowley holds a Master of Business Administration from American
Graduate School of International Business (Thunderbird) and Bachelor degrees
in Business and Arts (Latin American and Spanish Studies) from Southern
Methodist University.

    Catalyst is a leading producer of mechanical printing papers in North
America, headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. The company also
produces market kraft pulp and owns Western Canada's largest paper recycling
facility. With five mills employing more than 3,000 people at sites within a
160-kilometre radius on the south coast of BC, Catalyst has a combined annual
capacity of 2.4 million tonnes of product. Catalyst's common shares trade on
the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CTL.

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For further information:

For further information: Lyn Brown, Vice-President, Corporate Relations,
(604) 654-4212

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