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New CEO/President of WCP Solutions Announced

Posted Friday, August 5, 2016 by Jules VanSant.

alt text We are happy to pass along the news that Ed Allen of WCP Solutions has just been named President! Tom Groves, CEO/President of WCP Solutions shared these words with us:

The Board of WCP Solutions and I am pleased to announce the promotion of Ed Allen to the position of President effective January 1, 2017. Ed Allen has been the Division Manager for WCP Solutions’ Portland division for the past 3 years and brings 29 years of industry experience with him. Ed will report to me and I will remain the CEO reporting to the Board.Ed started in the paper industry in 1987 working in the warehouse and driving truck for G&G Paper and advancing into sales and management with Barber Ellis and eventually Spicers Paper until joining WCP in 2014. Ed’s background in distribution sales and management makes him well suited for this position.WCP Solutions is a third generation family owned company started in 1930 under the name West Coast Paper Co. in Seattle, Washington. Over the last 86 years the company has grown to operate 13 sales and distribution centers throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. WCP Solutions represents the top national mills and manufacturers selling wholesale printing papers, janitorial, food service, packaging supplies and equipment.

Congratulations, Ed!