COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ted Pitts today released the following statement on the passing of former board member Mark Kent:
"South Carolina has lost a true business icon with the passing of Mark Kent. Mark was known for his generosity and compassion and was widely regarded as one of the state's transformative business leaders. The State Chamber mourns his passing, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time."
Mark Kent, President and CEO of Greenville-based Kent Worldwide, served on the SC Chamber Board of Directors from 2005 through 2011 and led the Chamber’s Legislative Agenda Task Force from 2007-2008.