Domtar CFO Daniel Buron receives 'Aces of Finance' award from Finance Executives International Canada, recognizing professional accomplishments
May 10, 2012
– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that its Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Daniel Buron, has won the "Aces of Finance" award in the Public Corporation category. Organized by the Quebec chapter of Finance Executives International Canada (FEI Canada), this recognition is awarded annually to recognize professional accomplishments of exceptional financial executives.
"Daniel is a pivotal member of Domtar's Management Team who continues to show strong leadership as well as being a great team player in our Management Committee," said John D. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer. "He richly deserves this award and on behalf of everyone at Domtar, we would like to thank him for his outstanding contribution and for representing our three core values of Agility, Caring and Innovation."
The award was received yesterday at a gala held at the prestigious Le Windsor in Montreal. The "Aces of Finance" competition is a special opportunity to recognize the professional accomplishments and community involvement of exceptional financial executives in Quebec.
"I am grateful for this recognition," said Daniel Buron, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. "Domtar's Corporate Finance team has built an expertise that is unique in Montreal and I share this award with all my colleagues."
Daniel Buron is a chartered accountant and graduate from Université Laval. He began his career at Domtar in 1999 and has been CFO since May 2004. Mr. Buron has responsibilities for all finance functions: financial disclosure, financial risk and debt management, treasury operations, tax administration, investor relations and information technology. In 2009, he received the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and adult incontinence products. The foundation of its business is a network of world class wood fiber converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulps. The majority of its pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products. Domtar is the largest integrated marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® Opaque Offset, First Choice® and Domtar EarthChoice®. Domtar is also a leading marketer and producer of a complete line of incontinence care products marketed primarily under the Attends® brand name. Domtar owns and operates ArivaTM, an extensive network of strategically located paper and printing supplies distribution facilities. In 2011, Domtar had sales of US$5.6 billion from nearly 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 9,100 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.