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PP&S’ Howell presents distinguished award at financial industry event

Charlotte, NC, July 2015 – PP&S Controller Mark Howell presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Carolina Health System’s CFO Greg Gombar at last week’s CFO of the Year Awards hosted by Charlotte Business Journal. Howell represented the Charlotte Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI), the national professional association that partners with CBJ in hosting this annual event.

A member of FEI since 1990, Howell currently serves on the Board of the Charlotte chapter, and is also a past President. In 2010, Howell received the CFO of the Year Award in the Mid-Sized Private Company category.

Selection criteria for awarding CFO of the Year includes: (1) financial accomplishments, (2) tenure and scope of responsibilities, (3) leadership and respect, (4) influence within his/her company, and (5) stewardship of the company’s business model.

July’s CFO of the Year Awards marks the 7th year for this Charlotte Business Journal program.

PP&S Mark Howell presents CFO of the Year Award

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industry news from around the net

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Industry 4.0: The Future of Productivity and Growth in Manufacturing Industries, ​bcg.perspectives, Boston Consulting Group, ​April 9, 201​5

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling: the Key to Reliability Excellence,
Rx Today, Al Emeneker of Life Cycle Engineering, February ​2014

Spare Parts Inventory: An Exercise In Risk Management, Part 1,
and Part 2, Industrial Maintenance and Plant Operation (IMPO), September 10 and 11, 2013

Recognize Human Equity, Industrial Distribution, September 10, 2013

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