Skip to main content

Sean Erwin

Sean Erwin
Paper & Packaging

Sean T. Erwin became an Industry Advisor to Wynnchurch Capital in 2015 and is based in Atlanta.  Mr. Erwin is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Neenah Paper (NYSE:NP), a $1 billion revenue technical products and fine papers company.  Mr. Erwin served as Neenah’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 through 2011.  Prior to the spin-off of Neenah from Kimberly Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) in 2004, Mr. Erwin had been an employee of Kimberly Clark since 1978, and had held increasingly senior positions in both finance and business management.  In January 2004, Mr. Erwin was named President of Kimberly Clark’s Pulp and Paper Sector, which comprised the businesses transferred to Neenah by Kimberly Clark in the 2004 spin-off.  He served as the President of the Global Nonwoven business from early 2001.  He has also served as the President of the European Consumer Tissue business, Managing Director of Kimberly Clark Australia, as well as previously serving as President of the Pulp and Paper Sector, President of the Specialty Paper business and President of the Technical Paper business.  Mr. Erwin received his BS in Accounting and Finance from Northern Illinois University.  Mr. Erwin served as a director of Carmike Cinemas, Inc. until its recent sale to AMC Theaters.  Mr. Erwin has served as a director of Neenah since 2004.

print this page