Where vision meets experience:
our executive team.

Linda K. Massman
President and Chief Executive Officer

Linda Massman was elected Clearwater Paper's chief executive officer in 2013 and served as president and chief operating officer since 2011.  Prior to that, Ms. Massman served as the company's chief financial officer from 2008 to 2011.  Before joining Clearwater Paper, she was group vice president of finance and corporate planning for SUPERVALU Inc.  Previous to that, Ms. Massman worked as a business strategy consultant for Accenture. 

John D. Hertz
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

John Hertz was elected senior vice president and chief financial officer for Clearwater Paper in 2012.  Before joining Clearwater Paper, Mr. Hertz served as vice president and chief financial officer for Novellus Systems, Inc.  Prior to that, he held senior positions at Intel Corporation and before that, at KPMG.  

Arsen S. Kitch
Vice President, General Manager - Consumer Products

Arsen Kitch was elected vice president and general manager of Clearwater Paper’s consumer products business in 2018. Prior to that, he served as vice president of finance and vice president of financial planning and analysis since joining the company in 2013. Before coming to Clearwater Paper, Mr. Kitch held positions with Nestle USA and KKR Capstone. 

Michael S. Gadd
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Michael Gadd was elected general counsel and corporate secretary for Clearwater Paper in 2008. Mr. Gadd joined Potlatch Corporation, the predecessor to Clearwater Paper, as associate general counsel in 2006. Prior to that, he served as an attorney with Perkins Coie, Ater Wyne LLP and LeBoeuf Lamb Leiby and MacRae.

Kari Moyes
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Kari Moyes was elected senior vice president of human resources for Clearwater Paper in 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Moyes served as the vice president of labor relations and interim leader for both the overall HR function and total rewards function from 2013 to 2015. Before joining Clearwater Paper, she held HR leadership positions with Nestlé USA, Meritage Homes, and PepsiCo.