Domtar has confirmed that President and CEO John Williams’ retirement date will be June 30, 2023. Williams has planned to leave the company after 14 years in his leadership role; however, he will continue as a part-time advisor regarding strategic growth opportunities.
Steve Henry, currently SVP of packaging, has been appointed to the role of EVP and COO effective immediately. He will lead the pulp, paper and packaging operations and commercial functions at Domtar, while Williams continues to lead all corporate functions until his retirement.
Henry will succeed Williams as CEO upon Williams’ retirement.