NewPage announces new board of directors, names former RR Donnelley CEO Mark A. Angelson as chairman

MIAMISBURG, Ohio , December 21, 2012 (press release) – NewPage Corporation announced today the members of its new Board of Directors.

Mark A. Angelson, former Chicago Deputy Mayor and chief executive officer of RR Donnelley who also led World Color Press out of bankruptcy and guided its combination with Quad/Graphics, has been named chairman. He will be joined by paper industry leaders Robert M. Amen, former president of International Paper Company and John F. McGovern, former chief financial officer of Georgia Pacific Corporation. Robert J. Bass, a member of the audit committee of Groupon and a recently retired vice chairman of Deloitte LLP, also has been named to the board, along with Paul E. Huck, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Lisa J. Donahue, managing director in the Turnaround and Restructuring Practice of AlixPartners LLC, and Eric D. Muller, managing director in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman Sachs. George F. Martin, chief executive officer for NewPage, is the only continuing member of the board.

For more information, please visit www.NewPageCorp.com.

About NewPage
NewPage is the leading producer of printing and specialty papers in North America with $3.5 billion in net sales for the year ended December 31, 2011. NewPage is headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, and owns paper mills in Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. These mills have a total annual production capacity of approximately 3.5 million tons of paper.

The company's product portfolio is the broadest in North America and includes coated, specialty, supercalendered and uncoated papers. These papers are used in commercial printing to create corporate collateral, magazines, catalogs, books, coupons, inserts and direct mail as well as in specialty paper applications including beverage bottle labels, food and medical packaging, pressure-sensitive labels and release liners. To learn more, visit www.NewPageCorp.com.

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