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Chairman of the Board, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Neenah Paper, Inc.
Sean T. Erwin, born in 1951, is the Chairman of our Board of Directors. Mr. Erwin served as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 through May 2011. Prior to the spin-off of Neenah from Kimberly Clark Corporation on November 30, 2004 (the “spin-off”), Mr. Erwin had been an employee of Kimberly Clark since 1978, and had held increasingly senior positions in both finance and business management. In January 2004, Mr. Erwin was named President of Kimberly Clark’s Pulp and Paper Sector, which comprised the businesses transferred to us by Kimberly Clark in the spin-off. He served as the President of the Global Nonwoven business from early 2001. He has also served as the President of the European Consumer Tissue business, Managing Director of Kimberly Clark Australia, as well as previously serving as President of the Pulp and Paper Sector, and President of the Technical Paper business. Mr. Erwin received his BS in Accounting and Finance from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Erwin served as a director of Carmike Cinemas, Inc. from 2012-2016. Mr. Erwin has served as a director of Neenah since November 30, 2004. Mr. Erwin’s extensive experience as former CEO of the Company and his vast industry experience and leadership positions make him an effective member of Neenah’s Board.