AF&PA Names Richard James as New CFO
June 21, 2007 - The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) said that Richard J. James has joined the Association Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration. Mr. James replaces Ann Bittman who, after 10 years at AF&PA, is relocating to Hong Kong with her family.
Mr. James comes to AF&PA from the American Institute of Architects, where he has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2000. With a total of 35 years of financial, investment, accounting, and administrative management experience, Mr. James has spent 12 of those years with trade or professional associations in Washington and the Metropolitan area.