Matt Bowen founded Fuse Integrated Marketing Inc. in Newburyport, Mass., in 1996. Fuse focuses on the plastics industry and offers expertise in strategic marketing, advertising, public relations and interactive marketing development and management.
Previously, Bowen served as marketing manager of the coatings division for the $7.5 billion PPG Industries Inc., and as vice president of marketing for plastics injection molders Global Zero LP and Shape Inc. He helped Global Zero's sales grow to $13 million within two years of its launch.
Bowen, who earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from Indiana University in 1987, assisted Plastics News in organizing the Executive Forum 2000 program and will serve as moderator at the event.