Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> June 12, 2000

Gordon Ellis – International Absorbents Inc (iabs.ob)

GORDON L. ELLIS has been the Chairman of International Absorbents Inc. since 1990, when he assisted in the formation and subsequent public listing of the company. He has also occupied the posts of President and CEO since 1997, during which time the company has experienced a dramatic turnaround, including strong profitability. His responsibilities include developing plans and strategies for the direction and administration of the company's daily and long-term objectives. Mr. Ellis is a Registered Professional Engineer and Economist with a Masters in Business Administration, International Finance. He has over 22 years of experience with the development, finance and management of diversified domestic and international companies and projects, including manufacturing, high-tech, and resources. Mr. Ellis is the Chairman of two other public companies and holds interests in a variety of private businesses. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a background summary on International

Absorbents, Inc.? Then describe what you see as the company and business


Mr. Ellis: International Absorbents manufactures