Marc Robinson joins Global Tissue Group as VP of Business Development

Global Tissue Group, a manufacturer of consumer private brand towel and tissue, announced this past week that Marc Robinson, a 25-year veteran of the private brand paper business, has joined as Vice President of Business Development. Prior to joining Global Tissue Group, he spent 14 years working for Clearwater Paper and most recently as Director of Sales, working with all customers and channels across the country.

Marc has held multiple responsibilities in both sales and marketing for private brand and branded companies throughout his 44-year career in consumer products. He is a graduate of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management with a major in Marketing.

“We are pleased to have Marc’s experience and expertise joining the Global Tissue Group family to meet the growing demand for our own brand sales,” said Philip Shaoul, President and COO. “We continue to invest in people and technology as our customer base continues to significantly grow, in order to provide our customers with marketing insight and product innovation while creating great consumer private brand experiences.”

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Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.