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Paperloop Names Nick Fielder to VP of Sales and Marketing

Press release from the issuing company

For magazines, conferences, online communities SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2002 - Paperloop, information provider for the paper, pulp, forest, converting and allied industries, today announced the appointment of a new vice president of sales and marketing for the magazines, conferences and online communities area of its business. Nick Fielder has 16 years of experience in business-to-business publishing, most recently with Wilmington Publishing in the U.K. Fielder's area of recent focus has been the power industry, for which he was publisher of titles such as Modern Power Systems and Nuclear Engineering International and launched www.connectingpower.com as well as running related industry events. He will work from Paperloop's Brussels, Belgium, offices and will be responsible for relevant sales and marketing teams in Brussels and Atlanta, Ga. Fielder, who holds a B.A. degree in Business Studies and Modern Languages from Leeds University, U.K., said of his new position and Paperloop: "Over the past two years I and other publishers have admired www.paperloop.com with envy and agreed it to be the best business-to-business publishing site on the web. I'm delighted to be joining such a go-ahead company and am looking forward to working with Paperloop editorial, sales and marketing teams in Brussels, Atlanta and San Francisco to develop and add to Paperloop's portfolio of magazines, conferences and online resources." Nick Fielder's arrival corresponds with the launch of two new Paperloop products related to the vibrant tissue industry. Last week saw the introduction of Tissue World magazine, a new publication for senior executives within supplier, manufacturer and end-user companies serving the tissue market. On Sept. 30 the doors will open on a new Tissue World Americas show at the Hyatt Regency Hotel-Miami Convention Center, Miami, Fla. Exhibit space at the show has been sold out since May and the pre-registered attendee list includes tissue makers, tissue converters, analysts, consultants, suppliers and tissue buyers. About Paperloop Paperloop's mission is to provide the most valued information for and about the paper, pulp, forest, converting and allied industries through the best channels for information exchange. This is achieved through leading industry publications such as the Pulp & Paper and PPI family of magazines and newsletters, RISI, experts in paper/forest products analysis and forecasts, and the foremost website for the paper industry, paperloop.com. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Paperloop was founded in February 2000 and leverages deep, relevant experience from more than 100 well-established, leading print and online industry publications as well as conferences and trade shows.