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Network services release 5.10

May 10, 2011

Network Services Company Elects New Members to Board of Directors

Network® Services, a $13 billion international organization of independent distributors serving the healthcare, commercial real estate, industrial, foodservice and printing paper markets, is pleased to announce the election of a new Board Chair and a new member to its Board of Directors.

Tracy Evatt assumed the role of Board Chair effective March 27, 2011. Evatt brings with him more than 30 years of industry experience and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at Pollock Paper Distributors (www.pollockpaper.com). Pollock Paper has been a Network Services Member since 1994.

Joining the Network Services Board of Directors in 2011 is Pierre Goudreault, President of Wood Wyant (www.woodwyant.com). Goudreault will be the first non-U.S. member in Network’s history to hold a spot on the Board of Directors. Wood Wyant has been a Network Services Member since 2007.
Network also expresses its gratitude to out-going Board Chair, Meredith Reuben, The Eastern Bag & Paper Group, for her two years of service as Chair and out-going Board Member, Doug Townsend, Paper Products Company, Inc., for his six years of service on the Board of Directors.

“We are looking forward to a strong year for Network. Tracy and Pierre bring fresh perspectives to the Board, and we are confident that their contributions will make a positive impact on Network’s forward progress”, said Robert Mitchum, President and CEO of Network Services Company.

The returning members of the Network Services Board of Directors include: Ken Bodie of Kelsan, Inc., Steve Don from Edward Don & Company, Tom Furia, Jr. of Penn Jersey Paper, Leonard Green of Service Paper, John Miller of North American Corporation of Illinois, Mike Olthoff of Nichols, and Meredith Reuben of The Eastern Bag & Paper Group.

About Network Services Company
With revenue of more than $13 billion, Network Services Company is an international organization that provides distribution services to global accounts in the healthcare, commercial real estate, foodservice, industrial and printing paper markets. The Network solution includes janitorial supplies, foodservice disposables, industrial packaging supplies, and printing paper that contribute to increased wellness and productivity while reducing costs and improving service. Network’s customized services provide centralized spend management control, while meeting unique local market needs for companies with multiple locations throughout North America and Europe. For more information, visit: www.nsconline.com.

About Pollock Paper
Since 1918, Pollock Paper and the company''s corrugated manufacturing division have been providing packaging and cleaning systems, solutions, and products to building service contractors, facility maintenance providers, manufacturing and warehouse facilities, school and government offices, healthcare facilities, food service operations, and retail chains. Find out more about Pollock at www.pollockpaper.com.

About Wood Wyant
Founded in 1922, Wood Wyant, a subsidiary of Sani Marc Group since 2005, is the leading national distributor of sanitation products in Canada and the expert in cleaning and maintenance solutions to the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional markets. Wood Wyant offers healthy, flexible and innovative systems and services like chemical products, environmentally-safe cleaning and sanitizing products, paper systems, and electromechanical equipment to the healthcare, education, industrial, food processing plants and cleaning contractor industries. Learn more about Wood Wyant at www.woodwyant.com.