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Clearwater Paper Adds New Board Member

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John J. Corkrean and Joe W. Laymon Join the Board

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) today announced that
John J. Corkrean and Joe W. Laymon have been elected to the company's
board of directors, effective May 1, 2019.

"We are excited to welcome both Mr. Corkrean and Mr. Laymon to our board
and look forward to their perspectives and contributions," said
Alexander Toeldte, chair of the board. "John's deep knowledge of
finance, operations, and business strategy, as well as his accounting
expertise and Joe's knowledge of executive compensation matters, as well
as his experience serving on the health, safety, security &
environmental committee of another board, will be invaluable to
Clearwater Paper."

Mr. Corkrean currently serves as executive vice president and chief
financial officer for H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL), a global adhesive,
sealants and chemical products manufacturer, a position he has held
since 2016. Prior to that, he was employed by Ecolab for 17 years in a
series of financial leadership roles concluding from 2014-2016 as senior
vice president, finance for the global energy service division.

Mr. Laymon served as vice president, human resources and corporate
services at Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), a leading global integrated
energy company from 2008 until his retirement in 2017. Currently, Mr.
Laymon also serves on the board of directors for Peabody Energy
(NYSE:BTU), a global coal company, and serves as the chair of the
compensation committee as well as is a member of the health, safety,
security & environmental committee.

Mr. Laymon has been appointed to the class of directors whose term of
office will expire at the 2020 annual meeting, and Mr. Corkrean has been
appointed to the class of directors whose term of office will expire at
the 2021 annual meeting. It is expected they will be nominated for
election to a three-year term at the end of each respective term. With
these additions, Clearwater Paper's board will consist of seven
directors, six of whom meet New York Stock Exchange standards for
independence.

ABOUT CLEARWATER PAPER

Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home
tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at
manufacturing facilities across the nation. The company is a premier
supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale
distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount
stores. In addition, the company produces bleached paperboard used by
quality-conscious printers and packaging converters, and offers services
that include custom sheeting, slitting and cutting. Clearwater Paper's
employees build shareholder value by developing strong relationships
through quality and service.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within
the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as
amended, including statements regarding the expected contributions and
nominations of the new directors. These forward-looking statements are
based on current expectations that are subject to change, and actual
results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include
those risks and uncertainties described from time to time in the
company's public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements
based on new developments or changes to the company's expectations.

For additional information on Clearwater Paper, please visit our
website at
www.clearwaterpaper.com

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