New head at Catalyst

Walter Tarnowsky has taken over as vice-president and general manager of Catalyst Paper in Port Alberni.

Walter Tarnowsky has taken over as vice-president and general manager of Catalyst Paper in Port Alberni.

Tarnowsky, who has been with Catalyst since 2000, brings to his new role more than two decades of pulp and paper industry experience. Most recently he was Catalyst’s director, Paper Mill Productivity, responsible for paper machine quality and productivity. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry/ energy and fuel science.

Graham Kissack was named vice-president, Corporate Social Responsibility. Kissack will lead the further development of Catalyst’s social responsibility strategy. He brings extensive experience to his role, having played a leadership role in the company’s industry-leading sustainability initiatives since joining Catalyst in 1993. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Masters of Engineering and MBA degrees.

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