Glatfelter Announces Commercial Leadership Change in Its Specialty Papers Business Unit

12 January 2017

Glatfelter announced the promotion of David Dickerhoof to Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Specialty Papers, effective immediately. Mr. Dickerhoof fills the position previously held by Mr. Timothy Hess who was promoted to Senior Vice President and Business Unit President, Specialty Papers. In this role, Mr. Dickerhoof will be responsible for leading the Specialty Paper Business Unit’s commercial strategy, including sales, marketing, customer service, new product development, and new business development. Mr. Dickerhoof will report directly to Mr. Hess.

An experienced sales and marketing leader with twenty-three years of industry experience, Mr. Dickerhoof joined Glatfelter in 2006 as part of the acquisition of the Chillicothe, OH mill. Mr. Dickerhoof has held sales assignments covering territories across the United States, and has earned progressive roles with greater leadership responsibilities in the sales & marketing function. Most recently Mr. Dickerhoof served as Director of Sales, Converting Papers. Mr. Dickerhoof earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Dayton and has earned certificates in Marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, in Finance for Non-Financial Managers from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and in Managing Change from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Mr. Hess commented, “Throughout his career at Glatfelter, Dave has built successful relationships inside and outside of Glatfelter by drawing on his strong problem solving skills, customer-centric focus, and his ability to drive results. Under his leadership, Glatfelter has achieved record sales in converting papers and has enabled Glatfelter to win multi-year key contracts. I’m confident that Dave will continue to create sustainable value for all of our customers in 2017 and beyond.”

About Glatfelter

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 $1.6 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


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