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Mohawk Names New President and Chief Financial Officer

[Cohoes, NY] – Jack F. Haren has been promoted to President and Chief Financial Officer of Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. A member of Mohawk’s Board of Directors since 2005, Haren was previously Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He has been with Mohawk since 1999.

Haren was a principal player in the acquisition of International Paper’s Fine Paper Division in 2005, and has continued to manage the financial success of the integration. He will retain his responsibilities for the finance, treasury, IT, and international sales departments.

“Jack has earned this recognition through his significant record of accomplishments, his loyalty and dedication to the financial integrity of the company, and his commitment to the well-being of all Mohawk employees,” said Thomas D. O’Connor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

“Jack’s leadership, creativity, and business acumen, combined with a thorough knowledge of the business, have positioned us well. I look forward to working with him to take Mohawk’s success to the next level,” said O’Connor.

Prior to joining Mohawk, Haren worked with Union Camp Corporation for 24 years. He has a BS degree from Fordham University, is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

“Mohawk is a great company with a great future that I am proud to be a part of. From the moment I began working here, I felt the same sense of pride and vision as the other members of the management team. Working closely with them is a privilege,” said Haren.

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Recognized for its technical innovation and progressive environmental initiatives, Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. manufactures an impressive range of premium printing, writing and digital papers. Signature grades include Strathmore®, Mohawk Superfine™, Beckett Concept®, Beckett Expression®, BriteHue®, Via®, Mohawk Color Copy®, Mohawk Digital Papers and patented Inxwell® products, Navajo® and Options®.

Mohawk engineers its papers to provide optimal performance for sheetfed, web and digital printing. Mohawk papers are used in a wide variety of communications including corporate reports, corporate identity systems, high-end brochures, packaging and everyday communications for business of all sizes and types. Mohawk digital papers are also used in on-demand photo books, personalized direct mail and custom packaging.

A leader in environmental stewardship, Mohawk is the first U.S. paper mill to offset 100% of its electricity with renewable windpower and the first U.S. premium paper mill to shift toward carbon neutral production. Also offered are recycled papers certified by GreenSeal.