Arthur Graham Assumes Chairman of the Board and CEO Role; Joe Nezwek is New President
FP International, a leading manufacturer of innovative protective packaging products and packaging systems in the
In making the announcement of these management promotions, FP International's Chairman of the Board Arthur Graham said, "Our company is very fortunate to have such a highly gifted and motivated group of executives. These changes reflect the conviction shared by our entire board to ensure our future as the leader in the packaging products and packaging systems industry, and our continued strategic and healthy growth as a company."
Chairman and CEO Graham, a native of
Command pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. After the
war, he spent three years with Douglas Aircraft Company in
JOE NEZWEK NAMED NEW PRESIDENT
Joe Nezwek, FP International's senior vice president of sales and marketing for the past four years, has been promoted to the president of the company.
Nezwek joined FP International in March 2004 and has been an instrumental force in solidifying the innovation-driven company's leadership position in the industry. Prior to joining the company, Nezwek held a variety of sales, marketing, engineering and general management roles in several business-to-business and business-to-consumer corporations including Schlumberger Limited, Nestle and most recently Avery Dennison Corporation. His most recent assignment at Avery Dennison was as vice president and general manager of the graphics division. Nezwek received a bachelor's degree in structural engineering from
JIM TAYLOR ASSUMES ROLE OF NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Having served as FP International's chief financial officer for the past two years, Jim Taylor has been promoted to chief operating officer as well.
MICHAEL KAMINSKI PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Finally, Michael (Mike) Kaminski has been promoted to senior vice president of worldwide engineering at FP International, and will serve as the company's head of research and development and engineering.
Kaminski joined FP International in 2004 coming from Volex where he was director of engineering and new product development and also held other positions. During his career he has also held product development and engineering positions at Icontec and TYCO International. Kaminski has a master of science in technology management from