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P. H. Glatfelter Company Elects Kathleen Dahlberg To Board of Directors

 York, PA, September 20, 2001- P. H. Glatfelter Company (NYSE: GLT) today announced the election of Kathleen Dahlberg to the Company’s Board of Directors.

Ms. Dahlberg is the founder of Open Vision Partners, a consortium of business and technical professionals bringing new technologies and businesses to market, and continues to work with businesses on the application of new technologies for business improvement and process change.

Ms. Dahlberg was Vice President – e-business at BP Amoco from 1997 to 2001, where she had accountability for e-business development for the world’s third-largest energy company. She previously was Chief Information Officer and Vice President Downstream at BP Amoco. She was Vice President of Advanced Technologies at Viacom International from 1995 to 1996. Ms. Dahlberg was at Burger King Corporation, a subsidiary of Grand Metropolitan plc, from 1987 to 1995, where she held a series of senior executive positions, including Vice President of Business Transformation, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Reporting and Vice President of Worldwide Retail Systems.

"We are delighted to have attracted to our Board a person of Kathleen Dahlberg’s talent and experience in the application of new business technologies," said George H. Glatfelter II, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of P. H. Glatfelter Company. "Her outstanding credentials and insight in the area of business improvement and process change will be of enormous value to our organization as we continue the transformation of our Company. The adoption of new technology and strategic use of e-commerce are essential elements of our strategy as we work to achieve our Vision to reach $1 billion in revenue and a ROCE of 17 percent by 2004. I know her guidance in these critical areas will provide a truly significant contribution to P. H. Glatfelter Company."

Ms. Dahlberg received a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in management from Aurora University.

Headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, P. H. Glatfelter Company is a global manufacturer of specialty paper and engineered products. U.S. operations include mills in Spring Grove, PA and Neenah, WI. International operations include facilities in Germany, France and the Philippines.

2001 The P.H. Glatfelter Company