Gould Paper Corporation Appoints Joseph Ryan as Executive Vice President North America and Michael Trachtenberg as Executive Vice President InternationalJune 26, 2015
Gould Paper Corporation announced the appointments of Joseph Ryan as Executive Vice President North America and Michael Trachtenberg as Executive Vice President International. In their new roles, both will continue to report to David H. Berkowitz, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation.
Mr. Ryan began his career with Unijax Paper in 1974. In 1986, after the acquisition of Unijax by Unisource, Mr. Ryan was promoted to numerous management positions until he was given the job of Region President – Unisource Southwest. In 1999, Mr. Ryan moved to the Mead Corporation as Sales Director for Merchant, Broker and Export Sales. Since 2010, Mr. Ryan has had responsibility for Gould’s Western BRW – Bosworth Paper operations in Texas and Missouri. Mr. Ryan will continue to work out of Western – BRW’s facility in Carrollton, Texas.
Mr. Trachtenberg was previously the President of Gould’s Metro Division in New York. In his new role, Mr. Trachtenberg will be responsible for all Price & Pierce operations in New York, Finland, Sweden, Holland, and Asia; as well as Gould UK and Gould France. Mr. Trachtenberg will be working out of the Gould UK office located in Leatherhead.
Mr. Trachtenberg joined Gould Paper in 2007 and throughout his 28 years in the industry, has worked in various sales and senior management positions.
Gould Paper Corporation has revenues in excess of US $1 Billion and is one of North America’s largest distributors of printing, publishing and business papers. In addition, Gould, in concert with its parent company Japan Pulp and Paper (JPP), has offices in virtually every major city throughout the world with revenues in excess of US $5 Billion.