MEET OUR EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

 

Debabrata Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Debabrata “Deba” Mukherjee was named interim chief executive officer of Twin Rivers Paper in August 2021. Mukherjee was subsequently appointed CEO of Philyra Holdings, a holding structure implemented for Twin Rivers Paper and Finch Paper, both majority-owned and controlled by affiliates of Atlas Holdings and Blue Wolf Capital Partners. Mukherjee joined Finch Paper in 2013 after a 15-year career with P.H. Glatfelter, where he last served as vice president and general manager of specialty papers. Before earning a Master of Science in chemical engineering and a doctorate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, Mukherjee earned a Bachelor of Technology in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur, India. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from York College of Pennsylvania.

 

Robert Harvey

Chief Operating Officer

Rob Harvey joined the company as chief operations officer in February 2022, bringing more than three decades of pulp and paper operations expertise. A native of Maine, Harvey began his career as a production manager with Great Northern Nekoosa. Harvey joined Twin Rivers from Essity, where he was responsible for the company’s Midwest region operations. Harvey’s experience includes senior operations roles with SCA Tissue, Wausau Paper, Kruger Inc. and Katahdin Paper. Harvey holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering technology from the University of Maine and a Master of Science in business from Husson University in Bangor.

 

Jeff Hederick

Chief Commercial Officer

Jeff Hederick joined Twin Rivers Paper as chief commercial officer in March 2021. Hederick has extensive commercial leadership experience in private equity and public company businesses, most recently as managing director at CFS Brands. Prior roles include vice president of commercial marketing for Armstrong World Industries. Hederick held various VP and SVP positions over almost eight years with Unisource Worldwide, including marketing, global sourcing and product management, ultimately serving as president – paper and print group. During a nine-year stint with UPM, Hederick held senior marketing and sales roles, including vice president distribution sales for North America. Hederick earned a bachelor’s degree from DePauw University and an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

 

Tracey Riley

Vice President, Human Resources

Tracey Riley was named chief human resources officer of Philyra Holdings in January 2022, leading human resources for Twin Rivers Paper and Finch Paper. Riley joined Finch Paper in 2011 and was named vice president, human resources in 2013. Prior to Finch, Riley was the Northeast regional HR manager for SCA Tissue from 2000 to 2011. Earlier in her career, Riley held increasingly responsible human resources positions at Pfizer and Boston Scientific. Riley holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Siena College in Loudonville, New York, and a Master in Science in human resource management from The New School in New York City.

 

Tyler Rajeski

Vice President, Finance

Tyler Rajeski was named vice president, finance in April 2022, leading the company’s finance, accounting, treasury, and tax functions. Previously, Rajeski held associate and senior associate positions with leading private equity firm Atlas Holdings. While at Atlas, Rajeski worked closely with various companies in the Atlas portfolio, including Twin Rivers Paper and Finch Paper. His responsibilities included evaluating investment opportunities and leading due diligence efforts. Rajeski began his career at GE, gaining global leadership experience across a variety of GE’s businesses and finance functions including FP&A, supply chain, treasury, and corporate audit. During his five-year tenure at GE, Rajeski completed GE’s Financial Management Program. Rajeski holds a degree in finance from Siena College.