Central National-Gottesman Inc. (CNG) today announced that its Central National division is expanding into the sales and marketing of tissue papers—one of the fastest growing areas of the pulp and paper industry.

To lead the new business segment, Scott Griffin will be joining Central National from Perry H. Koplik & Sons, Inc., where he was instrumental in the development of a significant tissue business. Mr. Griffin will be Director of Tissue Sales at Central National, reporting to Warren Pullen—Senior Vice President. Mr. Griffin’s primary responsibility will be to source and sell parent tissue rolls to independent converters of tissue and toweling in North America. Mr. Griffin has the full support of Michael Koplik, CEO of Perry H. Koplik & Sons, Inc., who will be helping to ensure a smooth transition of Koplik's existing tissue business to Central National.