PCA’s Chairman and CEO, Mark Kowlzan, has been named 2018 Global Containerboard CEO of the Year by RISI, a leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The award will be presented to him on November 13, 2018, at the RISI International Containerboard Conference in Chicago.
The Global Containerboard CEO of the Year is nominated by analysts who cover the international containerboard industry. According to RISI, “Candidates are nominated for showing vision and leadership and for achieving strong financial returns over the past year.”
Financial analysts cited recognizing Mr. Kowlzan because of PCA’s high integration rate and high returns, as well as the successful conversions from newsprint to virgin containerboard at the DeRidder, Louisiana, mill and from white paper to virgin kraft linerboard at the Wallula, Washington, mill.
For more information, please go to www.marketwatch.com/press-release/pca-ceo-mark-kowlzan-named-risi-global-containerboard-ceo-of-the-year-2018-10-24.