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Paper Excellence Group Leadership Team

The Paper Excellence Group is a privately held manufacturer of pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and wood products, with a workforce of more than 21,300 in some 60 locations across the Americas and Europe. The Group has an annual production capacity of more than 12 million metric tons of pulp, paper, packaging and tissue, as well 3.1 billion board feet of lumber and other wood products.

Through its individual business units, the Paper Excellence Group leverages its operational excellence and sustainable high-quality, cost-effective products to deliver high quality pulp and paper to its customers around the world.

The Group has grown through acquisitions, first in Canada, then later Europe, Latin America, and the United States. The Group’s Management Board is developing a roadmap for future growth by implementing the company’s vision: to be a profitable, sustainable, and globally competitive fibre products provider that is environmentally and economically beneficial to all stakeholders.

As the founder and sole shareholder of the Paper Excellence Group, Jackson Wijaya entrusts the operations to his experienced Management Board and Business Unit Leaders who share his vision. Click on the pictures below to read each leader’s bio. Learn more about Jackson Wijaya and Paper Excellence’s commitment to Canadian communities.

Management Board

The Group’s management board is made up of executives responsible for providing additional oversight and financial checks and balances for the Paper Excellence Group as a whole, while leaving day-to-day operational decisions to the business and functional teams.

John Williams

John Williams (Non-Executive Chair)

Hoany Muljadi - Head of Chairman’s Office and Corporate Strategy

Hoany Muljadi (Wawa)

Management Board

Awie Kardiman

Awie Kardiman

Management Board

Claudio Cotrim - Managing Director

Claudio Cotrim

Management Board

Doug Sheaffer - CHRO and Vice President Global Human Resources

Doug Sheaffer

Management Board

Business Unit Leadership

The Group’s business units develop overall strategy – commercial, operational excellence, and talent, etc. – and liaise with the management board so as to ensure overall strategic and other alignment and consistency across the Group. The business units are led by:

Jean-Francois Guillot

Jean-François Guillot

Chief Operating Officer, Fibre Excellence

Claudio Cotrim - Managing Director

Claudio Cotrim

Chief Executive Officer, Paper Excellence Brazil

Steve Henry

President, Paper and Packaging

Hugues Simon

President, Wood Products

Richard Tremblay

President, Pulp and Tissue

The Group’s business units currently include Paper Excellence Canada, Fibre Excellence, Paper Excellence Brazil, Domtar and Resolute. More can be found about these through links to their individual websites.