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Nancy Marcus to retire as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Kruger Products, effective March 1, 2020; Susan Irving formerly of PepsiCo becomes new CMO. Susan joined Kruger Products in early January 2020 and will work with Nancy over the next few months to ensure a smooth transition.

Segezha Group completes the acquisition of Karelian Wood Company (KWC), a logging and wood processing plant in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, with the output capacity of up to 250,000 cubic meters of sawn wood a year, from Pin Arctic Oy Company (Finland).

Knoll, Inc. will consolidate its manufacturing footprint in North America, resulting in the closure of the company’s Grand Rapids, Michigan manufacturing facility. The closure is part of an initiative to optimize the company’s North American manufacturing operations. Approximately 180 hourly and 30 salaried positions ...

Boise Cascade Company announced the promotion of three of its business leaders to officer positions. Rob Johnson has been promoted to Vice President of Engineered Wood Products (EWP) Sales and Marketing. Chris Seymour has been promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, Wood Products. Jeff Strom has been pr...

Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG has appointed Peter Oswald as new Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of the company with a contract for a period of five years. Peter Oswald will become member of the Management Board as of April 1, 2020.

Nobia’s Nomination Committee proposes that Nora F. Larssen be elected new Chair of Nobia at the next ordinary Annual General Meeting on May 5, 2020. The current chairman, Hans Eckerström, has declined re-election.

Builders FirstSource, Inc. announced that Chad Crow, its CEO, has decided to retire after 20 years of service with the company. Mr. Crow will retire during 2020 after assisting the Board of Directors in hiring his replacement.

UFP Industries (UFPI), formerly known as Universal Forest Products, announced that Benjamin McLean, CEO of Des Moines, Iowa-based Ruan Transportation Management Systems, Inc., was appointed to its Board of Directors.

Mondi plc has agreed with Peter Oswald, Group CEO, that he will step down as CEO and from the Board of Mondi plc, and will leave the Group, on 31 March 2020.