FutureMark Paper Group, North America’s leading provider of responsibly made, high-recycled paper, named respected paper industry veteran Paul E. Bradshaw Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the group’s uncoated paper products. FutureMark’s 100% recycled uncoated printing and packaging papers, made at the group’s plant in Manistique, Mich., are used by sustainability-minded companies such as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, JPMorgan Chase, L.L. Bean and McDonald’s.
Mr. Bradshaw will direct all aspects of sales and marketing for FutureMark uncoated products, which include printing and writing grades such as Future Book UC, Future Mystique and Future Office and packaging papers such as Future Bag and Future Pack. Mr. Bradshaw will also spearhead FutureMark’s continued expansion into high-end publication paper markets, including book and digital papers.
“Having Paul join the FutureMark team is a boon for our business,” said FutureMark Paper Group President and CEO Steve Silver. “Paul has proven experience building market-leading positions in high-end publication and digital papers. His deep expertise and relationships in our customer markets will generate many new opportunities for FutureMark with companies that value the environmental benefits of our 100% recycled uncoated papers.”
Mr. Bradshaw previously served as the senior vice president for publishing papers at Appleton Coated LLC, overseeing relationships with major publishing customers and leading the company’s entry into coated inkjet papers. He had held various sales and management positions at Appleton Coated and its predecessor companies since 1988.