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Clampitt Paper President Retires; Promotions Bring New Leaders for 2021

Dallas, TX: Clampitt Paper Company, the only family-owned paper distribution firm in Texas,

the only family-owned paper distribution firm in Texas, enters its 80th year in business with announcements of senior level changes.

The firm’s president, Tom Christian, is retiring after a very successful 44 years with the company. Tom exemplifies the American Dream. He began working for Clampitt Paper in 1976, starting his career working in a labor position in one of the company’s warehouses. Through the years, he advanced to positions in customer service and outside sales, then moved into commission sales where he excelled and became a sales manager. Over time, he grew into senior executive positions, rising from vice president of sales, to executive vice president and ultimately became president in 2014.

“Tom is a rock star and he’s helped Clampitt grow into new geographies and build market share,” says Don Clampitt, Chairman and CEO. “We’re going to miss him but sure wish him well.”

Tom Christian


Promotions Solidify Team to Lead Company Into the Future

Taking over the helm as president is Scott Hider who most recently served as the firm’s vice Vice President of Sales and Wide Format. Before that, he was the Sales Manager for Clampitt’s Dallas operations and was the recipient of the coveted Max Clampitt Sales Award. “Scott has proven himself over and over again throughout the past 27 years,” Clampitt says. “I’m really proud of all he has accomplished and expect great things will result as he tackles this new level of responsibility.”

Scott Hider, President

At Scott’s side will be Andrew Snyder who has been promoted from Vice President of Operations to Chief Operating Officer. Andrew has 22 years in the printing and paper distribution industry. In his 13 years at Clampitt Paper, Andrew has served as interim division manager, spearheaded the launch of and led the firm’s 40+ operations employees in Dallas. “Despite being faced with a variety of historic challenges, from the paper industry and the world at large, Andrew has continuously found a way to help Clampitt Paper to move forward in a safe and compassionate manner,” Clampitt says.

Andrew Snyder, Chief Operating Officer

Moving up to Vice President of Operations is Charles Myers. At Clampitt Paper he has been part of the merchandising team and most recently Director of Customer Service and Purchasing. Prior to joining Clampitt Paper in 2007, Charles spent 17 years in the commercial print industry building experience in customer service, purchasing, and operations.

Charles Myers, Vice President of Operations

Clampitt Paper Company was founded in 1941 and specializes in wholesale paper distribution throughout the Southwest. The firm employs over 200 people across all locations. Clampitt has 21 locations with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Albuquerque, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Lenexa, and Springfield. Beyond paper distribution, Clampitt Paper provides specialty programming for business and industry, including recycling partnerships and the Clampitt Paper School. Additional information about the firm can be accessed at