Glatfelter appoints Michael L. Korniczky to VP, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective immediately; Korniczky most recently served as chief administrative officer, general counsel and secretary for Graham Packaging

YORK. Pennsylvania , January 23, 2012 (press release) – Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT - News) today announced that Michael L. Korniczky has been appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective immediately.

“I am pleased to welcome Michael to our Senior Executive Team and look forward to his contributions as we work to create value for the Company and our shareholders,” said Dante C. Parrini, Chairman and CEO. “His background providing strategic leadership and direction to global businesses with substantial international operations fits well with our global growth strategies in fiber-based engineered materials.”

Mr. Korniczky most recently served as the Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary for Graham Packaging Company, a $2.8 billion global producer of custom blow-molded plastic containers. Previously he served as Assistant General Counsel at Crown Holdings, Inc., a $7 billion Fortune 500 consumer packaging manufacturer. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, a Juris Doctor degree from Whittier College School of Law, and a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property Law from John Marshall Law School.


About Glatfelter

Headquartered in York, PA, Glatfelter is a global manufacturer of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, offering over a century of experience, technical expertise and world-class service. U.S. operations include facilities in Spring Grove, PA and Chillicothe and Fremont, OH. International operations include facilities in Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Philippines, a representative office in China, and a sales and distribution office in Russia. Glatfelter’s sales approximate $1.5 billion annually and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GLT. Additional information may be found at www.glatfelter.com.

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