Mohawk Announces Several Organizational Changes and Promotions
COHOES, N.Y. — August 26, 2016 — Mohawk, North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, is pleased to announce the following organizational changes and promotions.
Ted O’Connor has been named senior VP and GM, Mohawk Envelope and Converting. In this new role, Ted leads Mohawk’s sales and marketing efforts for envelopes, while working closely with manufacturing and supply chain teams to enhance Mohawk’s rapidly growing envelope and converting businesses. Previously, Ted served as senior VP, sales, responsible for sales of fine paper across North America.
Melissa Stevens has been promoted to senior VP, sales for premium paper. In this new role, Melissa will leverage her expertise in sales process management to drive sales and business development efforts for Mohawk’s core premium paper business across North America. Previously, Melissa served as VP, sales.
Beth Reardon has been promoted to sales director, East, overseeing business development efforts and field sales activities in the Midwest, Mid Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States.
Nancy Dutch has been promoted to sales director, West, overseeing business development efforts and field sales activities in the West and South Central regions of the United States.
Becky Thomas has been promoted to national accounts manager, New England, overseeing business development efforts for Mohawk’s core paper, social stationery and packaging businesses.
Mohawk is North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers and envelopes which are preferred for commercial and digital printing, photo specialties, packaging and high-end direct mail.
Mohawk fine papers and envelopes include the signature brands Mohawk Superfine and Strathmore, as well as proprietary treatments Inxwell and i-Tone. With a culture of innovation, Mohawk’s business model now extends beyond paper manufacturing into new areas of growth, including specialty digital substrates and wide format ink jet materials. Mohawk remains committed to an 85 year heritage of bringing the most innovative and beautiful materials to the design and print communities.
As a leader in environmentally and socially responsible business practices, Mohawk was the first U.S. manufacturer of commercial printing papers to match 100% of its electricity with wind power renewable energy credits and the first U.S. premium paper mill to shift toward carbon neutral production. Many products within Mohawk’s portfolio of recycled papers are certified by Green Seal and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
Mohawk is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business based in Cohoes, New York, with global sales and operations located throughout North America, Europe and Asia.