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Verso Corporation Announces Major Changes to Top Executive Leadership

Paul Ploumis
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Also, Leslie Lederer, former chairman, interim president and CEO of Catalyst Paper Company has been appointed as the Interim CEO until the time of appointment of a permanent CEO.
Verso Corporation Announces Major Changes to Top Executive Leadership

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): Verso Corporation- the leading North American producer of coated papers announced changes to its top executive leadership team.

The company press release published yesterday states thatB. Christopher DiSantis has stepped down as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Verso Corporation board of directors with effect from April 5, 2019. Also, Leslie Lederer, former chairman, interim president and CEO of Catalyst Paper Company has been appointed as the Interim CEO until the time of appointment of a permanent CEO.

Meantime, the company’s board of directors has already begun search process to find a suitable successor for DiSantis. The search includes both internal and external candidates, the company press release said.

Alan Carr, Co-Chairman of the Board thanked DiSantis on behalf of the entire board for his leadership and contributions to the company’s success and wished him the best in his future endeavors. Also, Gene Davis, Co-Chairman noted that the company is extremely thrilled to have Les with vast industry expertise and proven leadership qualities lead its talented and experienced team.

DiSantis stated that he was honored and privileged to a part of Verso’s leadership team and board. The highly capable leadership of the company will bring in continued success in future, he said. He wished all his colleagues in Verso the brightest of futures.

 

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