OPWA elects key figures

18 April 2005 – Miami (FL): SVP of North America commercial sales of GBC, Jim Manwaring, has been elected manufacturers chairman of the Office Products Wholesalers Association (OPWA).

OPWA president Gregg DeVries said: "OPWA is indeed fortunate to have a person with Jim’s experience and talent serving as the manufacturers chairman. I know Jim has some ideas about improving OPWA, and with his leadership, the association will surely move forward."

In addition, Bill Cardone, VP of commercial sales, consumer and office products group at Mead Westvaco, has been appointed to the OPWA board of directors.