SAMUEL L. HILLARD JOINS GLATFELTER AS VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGY
YORK, Pennsylvania – March 22, 2016 – Glatfelter (NYSE:GLT) today announced that Samuel L. Hillard joined the company as Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy, reporting to Dante C. Parrini, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Mr. Hillard will have responsibility to facilitate the development and execution of Glatfelter’s global corporate strategy as well as lead business development initiatives.
“This is an important leadership role as we continue to strengthen our business by focusing on global growth opportunities,” said Mr. Parrini. “Sam has a demonstrated track record of identifying initiatives that create growth, value, and improved results. We look forward to his leadership and expertise as we welcome him to Glatfelter.”
Mr. Hillard most recently served as Vice President – Business Development with Dover Corporation, (NYSE: DOV), where he was responsible for strategy, mergers & acquisitions, and post merger integration within the Fluids Business Segment. Prior to joining Dover Corporation, Sam served as Vice President – Business Development for SPX Corporation, (NYSE: SPXC) where he was responsible for all M&A related strategic activity within the Flow Technology Segment. Additionally, he worked for the Blackstone Group with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.
Sam holds a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Notre Dame.
Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) is a leading global supplier of engineered materials. The Company’s high-quality, innovative and customizable solutions are found in tea and single-serve coffee filtration, personal hygiene and packaging products as well as home improvement and industrial applications. Headquartered in York, PA, the Company’s net sales approximate $950 million annually with customers in over 100 countries and approximately 2,300 employees worldwide. Operations include eleven manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Philippines. Additional information about Glatfelter may be found at www.glatfelter.com.
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