Lewis Named CFO of MWV Community Development and Land Management Group
Richmond, Virginia-based MeadWestvaco Corp. announced Mark Lewis has joined the MWV Community Development and Land Management Group as the new chief financial officer, effective November 10. In this role, Lewis will focus on enhanced strategic planning, as well as overseeing financial analysis, reporting, and operations and information systems support.
“The Community Development and Land Management Group is growing a sustainable real-estate business and providing sustainable cash flow and earnings to support growth in the packaging platform,” said Ken Seeger, president, Community Development and Land Management Group. “Mark’s real-estate finance knowledge and leadership will add strength to our team of talented leaders.”
Mr. Lewis joins MWV with nearly 30 years of experience in a variety of real-estate market sectors, including land acquisition and development, residential, commercial, office, retail, and hospitality. His past work includes serving as chief financial officer with the Paramount Group in New York, where he negotiated and closed approximately $3 billion in financings. He began his career with Arthur Andersen as an audit manager in the real-estate and banking industries, and most recently served as COO for Cortland Partners in Atlanta, Georgia.
The MWV Community Development and Land Management Group includes real-estate and forestry lines of business. The company boasts a robust rural tract sales program, planning for East Edisto, and an impressive portfolio of commercial and industrial real-estate projects.
MeadWestvaco Corporation provides packaging solutions to many of the world’s most admired brands in the health care, personal and beauty care, food, beverage, media and entertainment, and home and garden industries.
For more information on MWV, visit www.mwv.com