Editorial Director, Pulp and Paper Week
Bringing decades of experience writing about pulp, paper and packaging markets, Will supervises overall market and price coverage for PPI Pulp & Paper Week and PPI Latin America as well as RISI’s online news service. He coordinates a team of eight news editors in San Francisco and São Paulo, collecting news on the pulp and paper industry. Will also covers the containerboard and kraft paper markets for PPI Pulp & Paper Week and has been involved in organizing RISI conference programs and starting the annual CEO of the Year awards. Will served as Editor of PPI Pulp & Paper Week for 18 years from its original launch in 1979. He later served as Group Publisher of Miller Freeman’s pulp and paper industry publications and events prior to the formation of RISI. During his career, Will has written about nearly every major pulp, paper and packaging market sector and was involved in the development of such editorial features as "Price Watch," sales and earnings roundups, company market share rankings and capacity expansion/closure tables. Will holds a B.A. in government and economics from the University of Arizona and an M.A. in journalism from Stanford University.