PHILADELPHIA — SCA Tissue North America has promoted James Carmichael to the position of vice president, human resources.
Carmichael, who will be based in Philadelphia, will oversee the company''s human resources teams and drive its programs and policies covering benefits, compensation, performance management, employee services, safety and labor relations.
Carmichael joined SCA Tissue in 2008 as director of employee relations.
"Jim brings three decades of valuable human resources, labor relations and paper industry experience to his new role. Over the past year, he has managed our progressive and positive relationship with the United Steel Workers, and he will continue to lead and remain closely involved with our labor relations activities," said Don Lewis, SCA Tissue president.
Carmichael''s expertise includes labor and employment law and labor and human resources management. Before joining SCA Tissue, he held senior leadership roles at Greif Packaging, Westvaco, Georgia-Pacific and Smurfit-Stone.
About SCA Tissue:
Headquartered in Philadelphia, SCA Tissue is one of the three largest producers of away-from-home tissue products in North America and the first American papermaker to earn EcoLogoTM certification for its environmentally sustainable processes and products. SCA Tissue annually turns more than 750,000 tons of recycled paper into 100 percent recycled tissues, towels and napkins under the global Tork® brand of SCA.
SCA is a $14.6 billion (US) global consumer goods and paper company that is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and was named the second most environmentally friendly company in the world in 2007, a member of the "World''s Most Ethical Companies" list by The Ethisphere in 2008 and 2009, and a Top 100 Sustainable Company for six years running by the Corporate Knights. In the United States, SCA Americas has more than 2,000 employees at eight manufacturing facilities, located in New York, Wisconsin, Arizona and Alabama.