Brent A. Harwood

Former Vice President & Controller at MeadWestvaco Corporation

Brent A. Harwood

Brent A. Harwood

Former Vice President & Controller at MeadWestvaco Corporation

Biography

Brent Harwood is controller of MeadWestvaco Corporation. In this role, he oversees the company’s financial reporting and accounting processes to ensure that as MWV maximizes value and drives profitable growth, the company continues to provide excellent stewardship to shareholders and operates in full compliance with all reporting and regulatory requirements.

Brent started his career with MWV in 2006, last serving as assistant controller. Prior to joining MWV, he was employed by Deloitte & Touche LLP in accounting and assurance services for twelve years followed by Cadmus Communications Corporation as corporate controller for five years.

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Birthday

1964

Age

54

Number of Awards

1

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Former President, Healthcare & Innovation at MeadWestvaco Corporation

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Office Depot, Inc.

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Former Chief Information Officer at Cadmus Communications Corp.

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Former Chief Operating Officer at Cadmus Communications Corp.

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Former President at Cadmus Communications Corp.

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at Cadmus Communications Corp.

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Former President at Cadmus Communications Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer at Kaleo, Inc.

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Executive Director & Head of Finance & Accounting at Sterling Capital Management LLC

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Chief Financial Officer at Intersections, Inc.

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Brent A. Harwood
Former Vice President & Controller at MeadWestvaco Corporation
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, is a high-ranking research university that offers comprehensive academics in the liberal and fine arts, sciences and professional fields. VCU’s campus life is also comprehensive and offers many opportunities. Virginia Commonwealth University has more than 10 distinctive schools that award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Students may earn undergraduate degrees in such fields as: * African American Studies * Art Education * Bioinformatics * Business * Film and Photography * Nursing * Religious Studies Virginia Commonwealth’s diverse graduate programs include: * Clinical Psychology * Creative Writing * Engineering * Physical Therapy * Social Work * Theatre Virginia Commonwealth has consistently received high rankings. U.S. News and World Report rated it as a Tier 1 University and ranked the School of the Arts as one of the best nationally. Other programs that have received high rankings are business and education. Student life activities also abound and include more than 200 organizations, several student publications and a student radio station. VCU also hosts one of the nation’s largest university film festivals.

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The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants provides vocational education in accounting. The company provides services to the accounting community, regulatory bodies, and other organizations. It also operates in Jersey City, Washington, and Lewisville. It was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Vice President & Controller
2006 - Prior

MeadWestvaco Corp. is a global packaging company that provides packaging solutions to healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, tobacco and home and garden industries. It also produces specialty chemicals for the automotive, energy and infrastructure industries. The company operates through five business segments: Food & Beverage, Home, Health & Beauty, Industrial, Specialty Chemicals, and Community Development and Land Management. The Food & Beverage segment produces packaging materials, and designs and produces packaging solutions primarily for the global food, food service, beverage, dairy and tobacco end markets, as well as paperboard for commercial printing. The Home, Health & Beauty segment designs and produces packaging solutions for the global personal care, fragrance, home care, lawn and garden, prescription drug and healthcare end markets. The Industrial segment designs and produces corrugated packaging solutions, primarily for produce, meat, consumer products and bulk goods primarily in Brazil. This segment also includes operations in India, which develop corrugated packaging materials as well as corrugated packaging solutions for the domestic fresh produce growers. The Specialty Chemicals segment manufactures markets and distributes specialty chemicals derived from sawdust and other byproducts of the papermaking process in North America, Europe, South America and Asia. Its products include performance chemicals derived from pine chemicals used in printing inks, asphalt paving and adhesives as well as the agricultural, paper and petroleum industries. This segment also includes products based on activated carbon used in gas vapor emission control systems for automobiles and trucks and applications for air, water and food purification. The Community Development and Land Management segment include the operations of Real Estate Development, Forestry and Leasing Activities. MeadWestvaco was founded on January 29, 2002 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.

Corporate Controller
Prior

Cadmus Communications Corp. provides commercial printing services. The firm offers customized package design services in the health care, consumer products and telecommunications markets. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA

Professional
Prior

Deloitte & Touche LLP offers auditing and consulting services. It also provides accounting, financial advisory, risk management, and tax services. The company engages in international financial reporting, assurance, advisory, tax auditing, corporate governance, risk consulting, advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, government compliance, and human capital consulting services. The company was founded on May 6, 1997 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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