KapStone Founders

Roger Stone

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Roger W. Stone, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since the Company’s inception in 2005, Mr. Stone was Manager of Stone-Kaplan Investments, LLC, a private investment company, from July 2004 through December 2007. He was Chair…

Roger W. Stone, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since the Company’s inception in 2005, Mr. Stone was Manager of Stone-Kaplan Investments, LLC, a private investment company, from July 2004 through December 2007. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Box USA Holdings, Inc., a corrugated box manufacturer, from July 2000 until the sale of that company in July 2004. Mr. Stone was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Stone Container Corporation, a multinational paper company primarily producing and selling pulp, paper and packaging products, from March 1987 to November 1998, when Stone Container Corporation merged with Jefferson Smurfit Corporation, at which time he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation until March 1999. Mr. Stone is also Chairman of Stone Tan China Acquisition (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd. and Stone Tan China Holding Corporation. He is a former director of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation; Morton International, Inc.; Morton Thiokol, Inc.; and Autoliv, Inc. Mr. Stone has served on the board of directors of McDonald’s Corporation since 1989. Mr. Stone received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Matt Kaplan

President, Chief Operating Officer and Director

President, Chief Operating Officer and a director since the Company’s inception in 2005, Mr. Kaplan was Manager of Stone-Kaplan Investments, LLC, a private investment company, from July 2004 through December 2007. He was President, Chief Ope…

President, Chief Operating Officer and a director since the Company’s inception in 2005, Mr. Kaplan was Manager of Stone-Kaplan Investments, LLC, a private investment company, from July 2004 through December 2007. He was President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of Box USA Holdings, Inc., a corrugated box manufacturer, from July 2000 until the sale of the company in July 2004. Mr. Kaplan began his career at Stone Container Corporation in 1979 and was serving as its Senior Vice President and General Manager of North American Operations when Stone Container Corporation merged with Jefferson Smurfit Corporation in November 1998. He was Vice President / General Manager Container Division with Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation and a director of the company until March 1999. Mr. Kaplan served on the board of directors of Victory Packaging from January 2007 until late 2011. In addition, Mr. Kaplan formerly served on the board of directors of Magnetar Spectrum Fund. He is a director of the American Forest and Paper Association, the Fibre Box Association, and Pacific Millennium Paper Group Limited. Mr. Kaplan received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

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Andrea K. Tarbox

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Andrea Tarbox was appointed as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2007.  Ms. Tarbox served as a financial consultant to the Company from April 2006 until her appointment as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Ms. …

Andrea Tarbox was appointed as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2007.  Ms. Tarbox served as a financial consultant to the Company from April 2006 until her appointment as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Ms. Tarbox played a key financial role in the acquisition by the Company of the Kraft Papers Business from International Paper Company in January 2007.  From March 2003 through March 2006, Ms. Tarbox served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer for Uniscribe Professional Services, Inc.  From July 1994 until February 2003, Ms. Tarbox was employed by Gartner Inc., last serving as Group Vice President-Finance and Treasurer.  Prior to that, Ms. Tarbox assumed financial positions of increasing responsibility in several global companies including British Petroleum, p.l.c. and Fortune Brands, Inc.  Ms. Tarbox began her career with Ernst & Young LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Tarbox earned a B.A. degree in Psychology from Connecticut College and an M.B.A. from the University of Rhode Island.  In 2012, Ms. Tarbox received the Chicago CFO of the Year® Award from the Financial Executives International Chicago Chapter.

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Randy J. Nebel

President, KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation

Randy Nebel was appointed as Vice President and General Manager of the Company and President of the Company’s Mill Division in August 2013.  Previously, Mr. Nebel served as President of Longview Fibre from 2008 to July 2013 and Vice President o…

Randy Nebel was appointed as Vice President and General Manager of the Company and President of the Company’s Mill Division in August 2013.  Previously, Mr. Nebel served as President of Longview Fibre from 2008 to July 2013 and Vice President of Mill Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Longview Fibre from 2008 to 2009.  During his time at Longview Fibre he led the transformation of that company, achieving world class safety performance, excellent environmental performance and top tier financial performance.  From 1997 to 2007 he served in various roles at Weyerhaeuser Company, including Vice President and Mill Manager.  He was a member of the board of directors of the American Forest and Paper Association.  He is a member of the board of the National Association of Manufacturers, and the Cowlitz County Economic Development Committee.  Mr. Nebel has over 35 years of experience in the paper and packaging industry.  Mr. Nebel earned a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University.

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Timothy P. Keneally

President, KapStone Container Corporation

Timothy Keneally was appointed as President of KapStone Container Corporation in July 2013.
Mr. Keneally served as our Vice President and General Manager of the Company and President of the Company’s Kraft Papers Business since its acq…

Timothy Keneally was appointed as President of KapStone Container Corporation in July 2013.
Mr. Keneally served as our Vice President and General Manager of the Company and President of the Company’s Kraft Papers Business since its acquisition from International Paper Company (“IP”) in January 2007.  Previously, Mr. Keneally served as Vice President of Industrial Packaging of IP from 2000 to December 2006 and led the IP team that assessed the review of strategic alternatives relating to the kraft paper and containerboard business.  He was the lead person in presenting the historical performance of the business and assisted in defining the future strategy for the business, and was the lead operating person during the Charleston Kraft Division acquisition and the U.S. Corrugated acquisition.  Mr. Keneally has 40 years of experience in the paper and packaging industry.  Mr. Keneally earned a B.A. degree in History from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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