HAHN APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF GARDEN STATE PAPER CO.
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas M. Hahn has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Garden State Paper Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media General, Inc. (AMEX: MEG.A), effective Feb. 1, 1993. Hahn succeeds Dr. James L. Burke who has accepted the presidency of Southeast Paper Manufacturing Co., in Dublin, Ga., also effective Feb. 1, 1993. Garden State Paper (GSP) is America's pioneer producer of 100 percent recycled newsprint, with a rated annual capacity of 230,000 tons. Southeast Paper also produces 100 percent recycled newsprint at a rated annual capacity of 460,000 tons. Southeast Paper is jointly owned by Cox Enterprises, Knight-Ridder, Inc. and Media General, Inc. Hahn has served as vice president of manufacturing for Garden State Paper since 1990. He joined the company in 1975 as assistant technical superintendent and later served as project manager and as manufacturing manager at a paper mill GSP then owned in California. Hahn was named mill manager of GSP's Garfield, N.C., facility in 1986. A native of Quincy, Ohio, Hahn is a graduate of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, where he received bachelor's degrees in chemistry and paper technology. At Southeast Paper Manufacturing Co., Burke will succeed Ronald F. Wilson, who is retiring following a 17 year career at the company. Burke joined Garden State Paper in 1978 as western regional general manager. He became executive vice president in 1987 and served as president and chief operating officer since 1989. -0- 1/8/93 /CONTACT: Robert W. Pendergast, Media General, Inc., 804-649-6657/ (MEG)
CO: Media General, Inc.; Garden State Paper Co. ST: Virginia, New Jersey IN: PAP TLS SU: PER
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