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Press release from Marketwire

Greg Yull Appointed to Intertape Polymer's Board of Directors

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Greg Yull Appointed to Intertape Polymer's Board of Directors08:30 EDT Tuesday, August 03, 2010MONTREAL, QUEBEC and BRADENTON, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2010) - Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (TSX:ITP) ("Intertape" or the "Company") today announced that Mr. Gregory A. C. Yull, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, has been appointed a Director of the Corporation."Greg's presence on the Board represents a vital addition," said Eric E. Baker, Intertape's Chairman. "He not only brings a wealth of industry knowledge and hands-on experience, but has worked closely with the Board over his many years at Intertape and fully understands and is committed to the Board's objectives. His leadership will play a key role as we grow the Company and create added value for our shareholders."Greg was named President and CEO of Intertape on June 8, 2010. He previously served as the Company's President of the Tapes and Film Division and has been with Intertape for more than two decades. About Intertape Polymer GroupIntertape Polymer Group Inc. is a recognized leader in the development and manufacture of specialized polyolefin plastic and paper based packaging products and complementary packaging systems for industrial and retail use. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida, the Company employs approximately 2,000 employees with operations in 16 locations, including 13 manufacturing facilities in North America and one in Europe.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: MaisonBrison Communications Rick Leckner/Pierre Boucher 514-731-0000