Bowden comes to QA after more than 26 years with International Paper. He has served in various manufacturing and commercial roles within IP including Mill Manager at the Augusta, GA mill and Business Manager for the Coated Paper Board Division. Bowden joined Xpedx (the distribution business of International Paper) in 2006 as Vice President and General Manager of the Stores division. He was named Executive Vice President of Marketing and Strategy in 2010 and an Officer of International Paper.
“I believe my experiences and background are very much aligned with the strategic direction and growth objectives of QA,” said Bowden. “This is a great opportunity for me to engage with a capable team and a solid organization to achieve great success. I look forward to working with everyone.”
Bowden, his wife and three daughters will continue to reside in Mason, OH.