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Two Sides North America announces leadership transition


March 30, 2021
By PrintAction Staff
Phil RiebelPhil Riebel

After starting Two Sides North America nearly a decade ago and building it into a successful organization, Phil Riebel will retire as president of the organization, effective April 1.

Kathi Rowzie, who has been running the day-to-day operations of Two Sides since last March, will become president.

“Everyone who has worked with Phil over the years knows him as a trusted colleague and passionate advocate for the sustainability of print, paper and paper-based packaging,” said Jeff Hester, chair of the Two Sides North America board of directors.

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Kathi Rowzie

Kathi Rowzie

“We also want to express our enthusiastic support for Kathi as she steps into her expanded role,” said Bill Rojack, vice-chair of the Two Sides board of directors. “She brings a unique combination of paper industry, sustainability and communications expertise that will help us continue to build on Two Sides’ success.”

Rowzie’s career spans more than 30 years in corporate and consulting roles with Fortune 500 companies, including extensive experience in the paper industry and with industry customers. A long-time advocate of Two Sides, her association goes back to the organization’s beginning, when as a consultant, she was instrumental in helping launch the Two Sides website, educational tools and marketing materials.