PaperWorks Industries Names Mark Staton as President and CEO

May 30, 2012 - PaperWorks Industries said that Mark Staton has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Richard LeBlanc, Interim President & CEO since January 2012.

Previously, Staton was CEO of D&W Finepack, a leading thermoformer supplying both the foodservice and consumer packaged goods markets with 14 manufacturing facilities throughout North America. Prior to D&W Finepack, Staton spent six years as CEO of Associated Packaging, a portfolio company of Castle Harlan, which culminated in the successful sale of the company to Sonoco Packaging in 2010.

Staton has held various roles with Huhtamaki, a public Finnish packaging multinational, in both the UK and US, and from1998 - 2004 was CEO of Huhtamaki Americas and a member of the Executive Committee.

Staton earned a BA with honors from the University of West of England, majoring in Finance and Marketing.

SOURCE: PaperWorks Industries, Inc.