YORK, Pa.--Glatfelter (NYSE:GLT) today announced a key leadership addition in their corporate headquarters located in York, Pennsylvania. John Stachowiak has joined the Company as the Vice President of Internal Audit and will be responsible to Richard Ill, Audit Committee Chairperson and John Jacunski, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and President, Specialty Papers for implementing an effective internal audit program at Glatfelter.
In making this announcement, John Jacunski said, “John is an experienced leader who has a track record of success in developing strategic audit plans, building effective audit teams, and assessing key global risks. We are pleased to have him on the Glatfelter Team and look forward to having John’s leadership to help further improve our governance as well as operating efficiency.”
As Vice President Internal Audit, Mr. Stachowiak will assume responsibility for leading the design and implementation of the worldwide internal audit program for Glatfelter. He will provide leadership and direction to the Internal Audit staff and will serve as an internal consultant to business leadership on technical, operations, systems, and financial control matters. In addition, he will strategically assess operational and financial control issues including risks and will work with senior leadership to determine appropriate mitigation strategies.
Mr. Stachowiak brings 28 years of internal audit experience to Glatfelter. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Internal Audit with The Hershey Company where he was responsible for providing corporate governance of the Company’s global internal control environment. Prior to joining the Hershey Company, Mr. Stachowiak served as Audit Manager for Coopers & Lybrand, now PwC, and worked as an Accountant at Highmark Blue Shield. Mr. Stachowiak holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University and is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Quality Assessment Reviewer.
Glatfelter is a global supplier of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, offering innovation, world-class service and over a century and a half of technical expertise. Headquartered in York, PA, the company employs over 4,300 people and serves customers in over 100 countries. U.S. operations include facilities in Pennsylvania and Ohio. International operations include facilities in Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Philippines, and sales and distribution offices in China and Russia. Glatfelter’s sales approximate $1.7 billion annually and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GLT. Additional information may be found at www.glatfelter.com.