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Paper Excellence Group

The Paper Excellence Group is a private equity holding company that oversees individual pulp and paper business units. Its operations include the manufacturing of pulp, tissue, lumber and specialty, printing and writing, and packaging papers, producing nearly 12.4 million tons, plus 3.2 billion board feet of lumber, with a workforce of more than 21,334 in its nearly 58 locations across the Americas and Europe.

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)

President & CEO of Domtar

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

Hoany Muljadi (Wawa)

Vice Chair & Operating Executive

Awie Kardiman

Awie Kardiman

EVP & Chief Accounting Officer

Claudio Cotrim - Managing Director

Claudio Cotrim

CEO, Paper Excellence Brazil

Doug Sheaffer - CHRO and Vice President Global Human Resources

Doug Sheaffer

EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

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

CEO, Paper Excellence Brazil

Steve Henry

EVP & Chief Operating Officer, Domtar

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.