Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today announced the hiring of Brian E. Janki as Vice President & General Manager of its Specialty Papers Business Unit (SPBU), effective August 14, 2013. Mr. Janki will have overall P&L responsibility for SPBU and will lead the development and implementation of strategies and tactical plans for this business unit.
In making this announcement, Dante C. Parrini, Chairman & CEO, said, “Brian is a global leader who has a demonstrated track record of success in building high-performing teams, improving business performance, delivering results, and leading change. We look forward to his leadership and expertise as we welcome him to Glatfelter’s Senior Executive Team.”
Mr. Janki has diverse leadership experiences which include assignments in Asia Pacific, Latin America, and North America. He comes to Glatfelter having most recently served as Vice President & General Manager, Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services for Greif. Mr. Janki worked for Greif for twelve years in a variety of progressive leadership assignments including P&L leadership of two business units, global responsibility for supply chain & sourcing, and transformational assignments including global oversight of the implementation of the Greif Business System.
Prior to working at Greif, Mr. Janki served in supply chain and general business consultant roles with IBM Global Services, The ProAction Group and Ernst & Young, LLP. He brings over 18 years of experience in delivering results through a combination of leadership, operational excellence, and strategy deployment.
Mr. Janki graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, from The Ohio State University. His executive development includes leadership and general management programs with the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Headquartered in York, PA, Glatfelter is a global manufacturer of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, offering over a century of experience, technical expertise and world-class service. U.S. operations include facilities in Spring Grove, PA and Chillicothe and Fremont, OH. International operations include facilities in Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Philippines, a representative office in China and a sales and distribution office in Russia. Glatfelter’s sales approximate $1.7 billion annually and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GLT. Additional information may be found at www.glatfelter.com.