Glatfelter has made several following executive management promotions, effective March 1, 2014.
John Jacunski has been promoted to executive vice president and CFO. Jacunski joined Glatfelter in October 2003 as vice president and corporate controller. In 2006 he was promoted to senior vice president and CFO. Jacunski’s role within the company has become more extensive over the past few years as he has assumed greater responsibilities in the areas of operations, information technology, and global supply chain.
Martin Rapp has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager for the composite fibers business unit. Since joining Glatfelter in 2006, Rapp’s role within composite fibers increased as the company acquired several new facilities throughout Europe that have led to growth within the business unit. The addition of its most recent acquisition, Dresden Papier, has further established composite fibers as a key global growth platform for Glatfelter.
William Yanavitch II has been promoted to senior vice president human resources and administration. Yanavitch joined the company in July 2000 as vice president human resources. Yanavitch also serves as the senior executive leader responsible for the development of effective government relations in support of the company’s legislative and community interests.
Christopher Astley has been promoted to senior vice president, corporate strategy. Astley joined Glatfelter in August 2010 and is the company’s lead executive responsible for corporate development and facilitating the creation and execution of market-focused business strategies. Astley played a key role in completing the acquisition of Dresden Papier.