SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 18, 2012
CLEARWATER PAPER CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|601 West Riverside Ave., Suite 1100 Spokane, WA||99201|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (509) 344-5900
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On December 20, 2012, Robert P. DeVleming, Senior Vice President, President Consumer Products Division, announced his decision to retire from that position effective January 1, 2013, after nearly 32 years of service to the Company and its predecessor, Potlatch Corporation.
Thomas A. Colgrove, who currently serves as Senior Vice President, President Pulp and Paperboard Division, for the Company will become the Senior Vice President, President Consumer Products Division, and Danny G. Johansen will become the Senior Vice President, President Pulp and Paperboard Division, effective January 1, 2013.
A copy of the press release announcing the appointment of Messrs. Colgrove and Johansen, which contains additional information, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
Clearwater Paper Corporation announced the completion of its through-air-dried, or TAD, paper machine at its Shelby, NC facility.
A copy of the press release announcing the completion of the TAD paper machine, which contains additional information, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Press release issued by Clearwater Paper Corporation, dated December 20, 2012.|
|99.2||Press release issued by Clearwater Paper Corporation, dated December 18, 2012.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 20, 2012
|CLEARWATER PAPER CORPORATION|
|Michael S. Gadd, Corporate Secretary|
|99.1||Press release of Clearwater Paper Corporation dated December 20, 2012.|
|99.2||Press release of Clearwater Paper Corporation dated December 18, 2012.|