Mark Staton Appointed President and CEO of PaperWorks Industries, Inc.
Mark Staton has been appointed as the president and CEO of Philadelphia-based PaperWorks Industries, Inc., succeeding Richard LeBlanc, interim president and 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 from 1998 - 2004 was CEO of Huhtamaki Americas and a member of the Executive Committee.
Jack Knott, managing director at Sun Capital Partners, commented, “Mark Staton brings 25 years of packaging experience, international expertise and proven merger and acquisition experience to PaperWorks. His experience spans rigid paper, thermoformed and injection molded plastics, along with paper/film based flexible packaging. We are excited to have an executive of Mark’s caliber lead PaperWorks.”
For more information, visit www.paperworksindustries.com.