Tallahassee branch General Manager Carter Whiddon is promoted to vice president and regional manager, joining Vice President and Regional Manager Craig Boortz in top branch leadership roles
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Mac Papers, one of the largest merchant distributors in the Southeast U.S., announced today that it has named Carter Whiddon as vice president and regional manager, joining Vice President and Regional Manager Craig Boortz in the company’s most senior branch leadership roles.
Whiddon joined Mac Papers in 1987, training at the Jacksonville, Fla., branch. He began his sales career in 1988, initially serving the Gainesville and Ocala, Fla., markets. The 30-year Mac Papers veteran was promoted to Tallahassee general manager in 2000 and led the branch to being recognized five years later as “Branch of the Year” – the company’s top sales honor.
“We have every confidence in Carter’s experience and leadership skills and know that he will be successful in his new role,” stated Mac Papers Chief Executive Officer David McGehee. “Carter and Craig Boortz complement each other nicely and will work well together and with our branch team members to deliver best-in-class products and creative solutions that meet our customers’ needs and support their business goals.”
Whiddon holds a bachelor’s degree in business communications from Valdosta State University (formerly known as Valdosta State College). He will be based at the company’s headquarters office in Jacksonville.