Tembec appoints Ken Duffy to VP of sales for high-yield pulp

MONTREAL , September 30, 2011 (press release) – Tembec Executive Vice President and President, Paper and High-Yield Pulp Group, Chris Black announced the appointment of Ken Duffy to the role of Vice President of Sales for the High-Yield Pulp.

Reporting to Chris Black, Ken will be responsible for directing the sales activities for the High-Yield pulp mills in order to maximize contribution margins while ensuring the achievement of short and long range profit and growth objectives. Reporting to Mr. Duffy will be Jorg Bruschweiler, Director of Sales, Paper Pulp, Europe; Tiean Huang, Chief Representative and General Manager, Beijing Office, China and Lisa Guimont, Customer Service Coordinator. Various agents throughout the Tembec High-Yield Pulp network will also coordinate their sales activities through Mr. Duffy.

Ken has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience selling to the pulp and paper industry. His experience consists of specialty chemical solutions for pulp and paper mills, including managing corporate contracts for multi-national client organizations and over 10 years of sales management experience. Ken has a Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Toronto.

Tembec is a large, diversified and integrated forest products company which stands as the global leader in sustainable forest management practices. The Company’s principal operations are located in Canada and France. Tembec’s common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TMB and warrants under TMB.WT. Additional information on Tembec is available on its website at www.tembec.com.

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