John Bowlin and Denny Shelton have joined CCMP Capital as executive advisors, focused on the consumer and healthcare sectors, respectively. Bowlin is a 30-year veteran of Kraft Foods/Philip Morris, where his positions included president of Kraft and president and CEO of Miller Brewing Co. Shelton is the former chairman and CEO of Triad Hospitals.
CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC (“CCMP Capital”), a leading New York-based private equity firm, today announced that John D. Bowlin and James “Denny“
Stephen P. Murray, CCMP Capital President & Chief Executive Officer said, “The addition of John Bowlin and Denny Shelton as Executive Advisors of CCMP is a natural extension of our long and successful history with both executives. CCMP's operational capabilities will benefit meaningfully from John's considerable consumer goods expertise and Denny's distinguished career in hospital management.“
Mr. Bowlin is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Pliant Corporation and Spectrum Brands and a director of Generac Power Systems. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Miller Brewing Company from 1999 until 2003, leading its sale to South African Breweries in 2002, forming one of the largest breweries in the world. From 1985 until 2002, Mr. Bowlin served with Philip Morris Companies, Inc. in increasingly senior roles, including President, International, Kraft, Inc. (1996