Printing & Writing and Publication Papers

James Hardt

James

Hardt

Vice President, Printing and Writing

James is a 30-year veteran of the print and paper industry. James has held numerous technical and sales management positions during his 21 years with Catalyst. Previously he managed our Direcotry and Newsprint Business Units and was responsible for direct sales to our Directory Publisher and US Newspaper Publisher customers. James completed his undergraduate studies at Mercer University.

Phone: 
615-230-3075
Cellphone: 
425-387-1551
Fax: 
206-838-2071

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James J. Wright

James J.

Wright

Senior Director, Sales

Jim knows paper from both sides, having worked with printing companies for 13 years in pressroom, production and plant manager positions, prior to moving into paper sales in 1994. Now with Catalyst, Jim focuses on matching the right paper solutions to the needs of our magazine and catalogue customers. He is based in California.

Cellphone: 
209-601-8212
Fax: 
209-830-1345

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Peter Hart

Peter

Hart

Vice President Paper Sales, Canada

Peter has 35 years of experience in pulp and paper sales and marketing. He started his career in 1984 with British Columbia Forest Products, one of the predecessor companies of Catalyst Paper, in the role of Canadian Newsprint Sales Representative. He progressed through a number of different roles in both the paper sales and pulp sales side of the business, reaching the level of VP Pulp Sales in 2005. Peter returned to Catalyst and Paper Excellence in October, 2019. Peter is a graduate of Queens University.

Phone: 
604-247-4787

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Bob McKeown

Bob

McKeown

Manager, Sales

Bob is a 35-year veteran of the paper industry. Prior to Catalyst, Bob worked for market leaders in merchant distribution. He has served in a variety of roles in sales and sales management with focus on the needs of end users in catalogs, magazines, and retail inserts. Bob is a graduate of Lafayette College.

Cellphone: 
908 568 6932

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Gary Dow

Gary

Dow

Manager, Sales

Gary’s career has spanned print manufacturing and sales, paper making, sourcing, pharmaceutical industry and advertising. Holding positions with the L.P. Thebault Company (Mittera Group), Domtar, Finch, Rolland, Bristol Myers Squibb and Coyne Communications. Gary has focused on building brand loyalty in the premium print and paper market segments.

Gary did his undergraduate studies at Pratt Institute, NYC  concentration in Graphic Design and Illustration.

Cellphone: 
605-484-5866

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