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George H. Glatfelter II Elected Chairman, President and CEO

York, PA - April 28, 2000: P. H. Glatfelter Company’s Board of Directors on April 26 elected George H. Glatfelter II to the position of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Glatfelter, 48, was elected President and Chief Executive Officer in 1998. As newly elected Chairman, he succeeds Thomas C. Norris, who retires May 1.

Mr. Glatfelter, who joined the Company in 1977, has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1992. He is the sixth individual to lead the Company since it was founded in 1864.

Mr. Norris retires with 40 years of service to the Company. He was elected President and Chief Executive Officer in 1980 and Chairman, President and CEO in 1988.

Headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, P. H. Glatfelter Company is a global manufacturer of engineered papers and specialized printing papers. U. S. operations include mills in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, Neenah, Wisconsin, and Pisgah Forest, North Carolina. International operations include facilities in Germany, France, Canada, Australia and the Philippines. The Company’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GLT.


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