Kenneth J. Duffy
Vice President | Commercial
Ken became RYAM’ Vice President Commercial – High Yield Pulp, Paperboard & Lignosulfonates in May 2021, after a 34-year career in the pulp and paper industry. He joined Tembec Inc. in September 2011 as VP, Paper Pulp Sales and held several senior commercial roles prior to RYAM’ acquisition of Tembec Inc. in November 2017.
Prior to joining the company, from 2004 – 2011, he was a Regional Sales Manager for Buckman Laboratories Canada Inc. where he was responsible for leading a team of sales and technical support personnel in their specialty paper chemicals business. Prior to that, Ken held various sales and technical service roles with Buckman after starting his career as a Process Engineer with Domtar Packaging Inc.
Mr. Duffy holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Toronto. He is based in the company’s Toronto sales office, where he lives with his family.