Mark’s extensive experience as a performance-driven Chairman, CEO and EVP of mulit-billion manufacturing companies in the Chemicals, Wood, Paper and Food industries gives him exceptional credibility in providing insights to current and future corporate leaders. Mark attributes much of his success as a leader, advisor, board member and investor to his commitment to engaging and developing the talent around him.
Currently, Mark serves as Chairman of Gourmet Express, a frozen meals company based in Kentucky. He is also a Board member of Appvion, a primary investor in several private companies, and an advisor and coach to CEOs. Prior to this, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NewPage, Chairman and CEO of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation and EVP at International Paper.
From 1967 through 1992, he served in a variety of positions with E.I. DuPont, including EVP, Medical Products and Imaging Systems.