ATLANTA – Georgia-Pacific Chemicals announces the appointment of Dennis Easter as Business Manager – Wood Adhesives. Easter replaces Ashlee Cribb who has been named vice president of industrial packaging for Georgia-Pacific Packaging.

Easter most recently served as eastern sales manager for the wood adhesives business. He joined Georgia-Pacific in 2011 as a senior manager of planning and analysis for the consumer products group.

“Dennis will build on Ashlee's great work creating value for our customers through some difficult years in the building and construction market,” says Rick Urschel, president of Georgia-Pacific Chemicals to whom Easter will report. “His experience and customer knowledge will help us to continue to deliver effective solutions to the marketplace.”

Prior to joining Georgia-Pacific, Easter worked in a variety of roles including sales, technical service, accounting and marketing in firms that included General Chemical Corp., Proctor & Gamble Co., and Coca-Cola. He holds a master’s degree in business administration in finance and accounting from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor of Science degree in paper science and engineering management from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

“Our leadership in the wood adhesives industry, our extensive portfolio of products and services, and the technological innovations we are developing, supported by a knowledgeable sales and technical service team will all be brought to bear to help our customers achieve success, ” said Easter. “I’m looking forward to taking on this new role.”

For more information on Georgia-Pacific Chemicals Wood Adhesives, visit www.gp-chemicals.com or call 866-4GP-CHEM866-4GP-CHEM.

About Georgia-Pacific Chemicals

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC, is a global performance chemical manufacturer and marketer recognized as a leader in chemicals for oilfield, building products, paper, mining and specialty applications as well as pine chemical derivatives. It has operations in the United States, Argentina, Canada, Chile and Uruguay, with technology partners in China, India and South Africa. For additional information, please visit http://www.gp-chemicals.com or call l-866-4GP-CHEM (866-447-2436866-447-2436).

Source: Georgia-Pacific Chemicals

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