Henri C. Levit, Chairman & CEO
Henri leads one of the oldest family-owned independent paper distributors in the United States, representing the 3rd generation of the company started by Simon Miller in 1926. As a chemical engineering graduate from Drexel University, he went right into the paper industry working in the paper lab at the Manistique Pulp & Paper. He developed further at the St. Regis Paper technical center and at Scott Paper overseeing a variety of mill projects. In 1972, Henri brought his technical skillset and management experience to Simon Miller Paper & Packaging. He took on his current senior leadership role in 1980 concentrating on the company’s expansion into new product segments and geographies.
Henri is involved with many paper industry organizations, including being a member of TAPPI since 1966. He has taken on leadership roles in a number of charitable endeavors, while remaining active at his alma matter where he is a former Vice Chair of the Drexel Alumni Board of Governors, a member and chair of multiple advisory boards and was recently inducted into the Drexel 100, the highest level of alumni recognition.
G. Scott Earls, Director of Sales and Marketing
Scott has worked in the Forest Products industry for more than 30 years. His journey started as a “school boy” maintenance helper at the Union Camp Franklin Mill learning the basics of paper making. His career in sales began at Georgia Pacific, where his mindset of looking to add value to the customer took him to a senior sales position. This customer-centered outward focus continued as the Vice President of Paperboard at Asia Pulp and Paper, where he broadened his international sales experience.
Today, as Director of Sales and Marketing for Simon Miller Paper & Packaging, Scott remains a trusted source for all stakeholders. His strategic mindset, focused on retention and growth, along with his knowledge and industry experience, are key at the leadership level and fundamental to furthering relationships with customers and mill partners.
Jeffrey Levit, Director of Operations
Jeffrey joined Simon Miller Paper & Packaging in 2017 and is currently responsible for all internal operations. He began his career in financial services as a research analyst. Later, he specialized in mergers and acquisitions and business development, moving him into the automotive industry, where he worked on numerous international assignments in Asia and South America. Subsequently, Jeffrey concentrated on innovation projects focusing on product development, sales and marketing. He is a graduate of Tulane University, New York University Stern School of Business and IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.