Mark Messura is Senior Vice President in the Global Supply Chain Marketing Division at Cotton Incorporated. In this role, Messura is responsible for the company's global product marketing programs.
Messura joined Cotton Incorporated in 1994. Prior to that, he was the Director of Policy and Programs for the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, and Associate Director of the North Carolina Board of Science and Technology. Messura earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and a Master of Arts in Policy Analysis from Duke University. He currently serves as the Immediate Past Chairman of the International Forum for Cotton Promotion, and is a member of the Industry Advisory Board to the Textile Development and Marketing Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and Chairman of the Industry Advisory Board, Fashion and Textile Management Program at North Carolina State University.