About us

The Atlantic Branch was formed on December 3, 1936 under the original name of the Maritime-Newfoundland Branch, with H.C. Lee as its first chairman. It became the Atlantic Branch in 1951. The branch serves the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Through its activities, the branch aims to bring together mill representatives for the Maritimes as well as suppliers and researchers to network and exchange on mill operations, new technologies and industry advancements.

Executive Team

Branch Chair - Les Urquhart – Port Hawkesbury Paper

Publicity and Communications Chair - Mike Murray – Irving Paper

Atlantic Branch and National Liaison - Suzanne Hohmann – Irving Paper

Secretary - Suzanne Smith – Aditya Birla (AV Cell)

Education Chair - Carolyn Drost – Aditya Birla (AV Nackawic)

Afrousheh Mehdi – Lake Utopia

Christian Prest – Northern Pulp

Elyse Gregor – Solenis

Brad Maclean – Kemira

Serena Sanford –  Aditya Birla (AV Nackawic)

Yonghao Ni – UNB

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new P&P Community
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