Verso hires interim CEO

MIAMISBURG, Ohio –Verso Corp. has announced that B. Christopher DiSantis will step down as president and chief executive officer and member of the Verso Corporation board of directors effective Monday.

Leslie Lederer, former chairman, interim president and CEO of Catalyst Paper Co., has been named as interim CEO in order to ensure a smooth transition until such time as a permanent CEO has been identified and retained.

“On behalf of the entire board, I want to thank Mr. DiSantis for his leadership and contributions to Verso’s success and wish him the best in his future endeavors,” said Co-Chairman of the Board Alan Carr.