PaperWorks Industries, Inc. (PWI) has named William McSwain as interim President and CEO of PaperWorks, replacing Mark Staton, who is departing in January. PWI is a Sun Capital Partners operating company. They have begun a search for a permanent successor.
McSwain is a seasoned business executive with leadership experience in many industries, and has served in various capacities for many companies within the Sun Capital portfolio. Prior to 1999, Mr. McSwain served in several finance and operations positions for The Sherman-Williams Company. McSwain is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. McSwain requests that all PWI employees “maintain their focus on the company’s priorities in order of their importance: safety, quality, customer service and cost.”