Michael T. M. Jones

President, Central National

Michael leads the Central National Division, CNG’s global trading business, which includes its global paper, pulp, tissue, packaging, wood, metals, and business products groups. Michael is also responsible for the company’s international office network with locations across Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia, and its operations and logistics groups.

Prior to joining Central National, Michael was Executive Vice President & CFO of Lambert Media Group. Michael’s responsibilities included the acquisition, management, operations, and disposition of the company’s television stations and interests in television syndication, film finance, new media, and other ventures. Michael also worked previously at Media & Entertainment Strategy Advisors and at Bear Stearns.

Michael has been a board member of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles since 2004, where he has served as Vice President on the Foundation’s Executive Committee. He is also a member of the New York Public Library’s President’s Council.

Michael is a graduate of Columbia Business School and Brown University.