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Leadership

Executive Officers

Randy J. Nebel

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Randy J. Nebel has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2020 and a member of the Verso Board of Directors since November 2019.

Mr. Nebel has extensive paper and packaging industry knowledge and experience. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Integrated Packing at KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation, where he oversaw manufacturing and direct customer commercial operations. He was formerly President of Longview Fibre Paper and Packing, Inc. and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers and the American & Forest Paper Association.


Kevin M. Kuznicki

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Kevin M. Kuznicki has been our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since April 2021.

Mr. Kuznicki is an accomplished legal advisor with extensive in-house experience advising board members and executive leadership in complex M&A, corporate strategy and governance. Prior to joining Verso, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Jason, Inc. and also served in various general counsel leadership roles with increasing levels of responsibility at Johnson Controls and then at Adient PLC, a global automotive supplier resulting from the spin-off of Johnson Controls’ automotive unit. Throughout his career, Mr. Kuznicki has served as a business partner leading legal teams in the U.S., Asia and EMEA to drive legal efficiencies and support global growth into new markets and product lines.


Brian D. Cullen

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Brian D. Cullen has been our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since June 2021.

Mr. Cullen has over 20 years of broad financial and strategic leadership experience, with the majority of his career holding executive and senior leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies, including McDonald’s Corporation and The Procter & Gamble Co. Prior to joining Verso he served as US Vice President of Finance and Controller for McDonald’s Corporation.


Terrance M. Dyer

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Communications

Terrance M. Dyer has been our Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Communications since June 2020.

Mr. Dyer has served in human resources leadership roles for more than 20 years at other Fortune 1000 companies, including Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Worthington Industries and Vice President, Human Resources for Armstrong World Industries Inc.

Leadership

Aaron D. Haas

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Aaron D. Haas has been our Senior Vice President of Marketing since March 2020. Prior to this role, Mr. Haas served as Vice President of Supply Chain Management since January 2018.

Mr. Haas has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the paper industry. His previous leadership experience at Verso and its predecessor companies includes Vice President, Marketing; Vice President of Commercial Print; Vice President of Marketing Services; and Director of Product Management.


Robert A. Kreizenbeck

Senior Vice President, Operations

Robert A. Kreizenbeck has been our Senior Vice President of Operations since May 2021.

For 30 years, Mr. Kreizenbeck has lead various operations in the paper industry with significant experience in the areas of capital investment, engineering and continuous improvement. He has held senior leadership positions with WestRock Company and KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (now a subsidiary of WestRock Company), including managing operations at the Longview, Washington; Charleston, South Carolina; and Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, mills. Earlier in his career, he served in various operations management roles at International Paper and Abitibi Consolidated.


Robert J. Broekhuizen

Vice President, Enterprise Optimization

Robert J. Broekhuizen has been our Vice President of Enterprise Optimization since March 2021.

Mr. Broekhuizen has over 30 years of leadership experience in business improvement, problem solving and management skills with a track record of consistently delivering positive results. He most recently served as Senior Director of Business and Operations Process Management at PCA. Prior to that, he held various financial and manufacturing management positions, including Senior Director, Financial Systems Integration for WestRock Company, and Container System Controller and Director of Business Optimization at KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (now a subsidiary of WestRock Company).


Dennis L. Perpich

Quinnesec Mill Manager

Dennis L. Perpich has been our Quinnesec Mill Manager since January 2020.

Mr. Perpich has nearly 30 years of manufacturing experience in the paper industry, primarily with Verso and its predecessor companies. Prior to his current role, he served as Senior Director, Paper Center of Excellence. During his tenure with Verso, Mr. Perpich has held various manufacturing positions with increasing levels of responsibility, including Paper Business Unit Manager at our Escanaba Mill.


John J. Schultz

Senior Vice President, Sales

John J. Schultz has been our Senior Vice President of Sales since April 2021.

Mr. Schultz has been in the paper industry for more than 40 years, with about 30 of those years serving in sales leadership positions with Verso and International Paper. Prior to his current role, Mr. Schultz was Vice President of Graphic Papers Sales, Vice President of Publication Sales and held various positions of increasing responsibility in Logistics, Product Management, Sales and Sales Management.


Tonie Meyers

Sheeting Operations Senior Vice President and General Manager

Tonie Meyers has been our Sheeting Operations Senior Vice President and General Manager since April 2021.

Mrs. Meyers has more than 30 years of leadership experience in Sales, Operations, and Finance within the paper industry. For the past two years, she was the President of TM Optimization, a consulting firm she created to provide paper companies with process, business and financial optimization assistance, including market intelligence, profitability modeling, forecasting and product rationalization. Prior to that, Mrs. Meyers served as Mill Division Vice President of Sales and Marketing for KapStone Paper and Packaging and WestRock Company for more than a decade. Earlier in her career, she held various financial management and controller positions at International Paper and Champion International.


David E. West

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain

David E. West has been Senior Vice President, Supply Chain since April 2021.

He initially joined Verso as Corporate Fiber Supply Sourcing & Strategy Senior Director in November 2020. Mr. West has spent his entire career in forest products, primarily managing fiber sourcing for numerous segments of the industry. Prior to coming to Verso, he was the Wood Supply Chain Specialist and Southern Region Manager for the Forest Resources Association. Prior to that, Mr. West was Director and General Manager of Fiber Supply for KapStone Paper & Packaging, and earlier in his career served in various fiber and raw material management positions at Longview Fibre Paper & Packaging and Weyerhaeuser Company.


Michael Glodowski

Escanaba Mill Manager

Michael Glodowski has been our Escanaba Mill Manager since September 2020.

Mr. Glodowski has held various manufacturing leadership positions over his 32-year career in the paper industry, including at mills in Maine, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. He has served as Mill Manager at three of Verso’s mills over the past five years.