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 has served as president and chief operating officer since 2011.  Prior to that, she served as the company's chief financial officer from 2008 to 2011.  Before joining Clearwater Paper, Ms. Massman 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 D. 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, Mr. Hertz held senior positions at Intel Corporation and before that, at KPMG.  

Thomas A. Colgrove
Senior Vice President, President Consumer Products Division

Thomas Colgrove was elected president of Clearwater Paper's consumer products division in 2013.  Prior to that, he served as president of pulp and paperboard for the company from 2009 to 2013. Prior to joining Clearwater Paper, Colgrove served as senior director, family care products, for Kimberly Clark Corporation, where he worked for 25 years.

Dan G. Johansen
Senior Vice President, President Pulp and Paperboard Division

Dan Johansen was elected president of Clearwater Paper's pulp and paperboard division in 2013.  Prior to that, he served as vice president of marketing and sales, and strategic planning manager for the pulp and paperboard division, as well as other leadership positions at Clearwater Paper and predecessor company Potlatch Corporation since 1973.

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. Gadd joined Potlatch Corporation, the predecessor to Clearwater Paper, as associate general counsel in 2006. Prior to that, Gadd served as an attorney with Perkins Coie, Ater Wyne LLP and LeBoeuf Lamb Leiby and MacRae.