Millar Western CFO Kevin Edgson resigns, will leave company effective Dec. 1 to become president and CEO of an eastern Canada-based forest products company

EDMONTON, Alberta , November 21, 2013 (press release) – Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. ("Millar Western") today announced the resignation of Chief Financial Officer Kevin Edgson, who will be leaving the company effective December 1, 2013, to pursue a new career opportunity as President and CEO of an eastern Canada-based forest products company.

Kevin joined Millar Western in 1991 and was appointed Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer in 2006. To each of his roles within the company, Kevin has brought effective leadership, and to the organization as a whole, sound guidance that has contributed to Millar Western's advancement.

President and Chief Executive Officer J. Craig Armstrong stated, "Kevin has served Millar Western with great distinction and dedication, and his work has been highly valued. The Board of Directors thanks Kevin for his contributions to the company and wishes him great success in his new venture."

About Millar Western

Millar Western is an integrated forest products company based in Alberta, Canada, that produces hardwood and softwood bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp and softwood lumber. Millar Western is Alberta's largest privately held forest products company, one of the lowest-cost lumber producers in North America and among the lowest-cost producers of market high-yield pulp in the world.

SOURCE Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.

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