NewPage, a large North American coated paper manufacturer, has named Curtis Short, currently controller and chief accounting officer (CAO), as senior vice president (SVP) and chief financial officer (CFO) on an interim basis, effective 11 May 2011, replacing David Prystash, who resigned from NewPage to pursue other opportunities. Short will serve in the interim role until a permanent replacement is named.
Short joined the company in April 2009 and is responsible for managing the corporate accounting and reporting process and ensuring that all financial statements and filings are accurate, complete and timely. In addition, he ensures that corporate-wide accounting policies and appropriate controls are in place in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and works with operations and other finance functions to improve accounting and reporting capabilities.
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