NewPage Corporation today announced the appointment of Ronald J. Arling to the position of controller and chief accounting officer, effective April 25, 2011.
Mr. Arling will report to the senior vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Arling has managed key areas of the finance function including general accounting, internal audit, credit and collections and financial analysis. He joined NewPage in November 2006 as internal audit director, in April 2009 advanced to assistant controller and in November 2010 was promoted to controller. Prior to joining NewPage, Mr. Arling held finance positions of increasing responsibility with large companies in diverse industries including CareSource Management Group, Co. Inc., Reynolds & Reynolds, NCR Corporation and Deloitte & Touche LLP.
Mr. Arling will be responsible for managing the corporate accounting and reporting process and ensuring that all financial statements and filings are accurate, complete and timely. In addition, he will make certain that corporate-wide accounting policies and appropriate controls are in place in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and work with operations and other finance functions to improve accounting and reporting capabilities.