Katz Alumnus Named CEO of Seaman Paper Co.

Ken Winterhalter in a light dress shirt

Ken Winterhalter (KATZ ’93) has been named CEO and appointed to the Board of Directors of Seaman Paper Co. 

Winterhalter joins the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of specialty tissue papers with extensive global leadership experience in paper manufacturing, converting and distribution operations. 

He previously was CEO and President of Twin Rivers Paper Co. Prior to that, he was CEO and President of National Envelope, as well as President of U.S. Operations for Unisource Worldwide.

Winterhalter earned his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business in the evenings while working full time. 

“We feel extremely fortunate to have Ken join Seaman at such an important time in our company’s history,” said George Jones, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Seaman’s growth over the last decade has necessitated that we strengthen our ability to manage and optimize both operational and financial performance. Ken’s demonstrated ability to build sustainable businesses while simultaneously delivering operational efficiencies and market growth will help to successfully position the company for the future.”

Said Winterhalter, “I feel blessed to be joining such an historic, family-owned organization. The ‘people’ values and growth orientation in which they operate are entirely consistent with my core beliefs. I am thrilled to lead the organization through this exciting transition period.”