Thomasville Times Enterprise

February 14, 2014

Davison retires from Flowers

Staff report

THOMASVILLE — Paul Davison, an executive account representative at Flowers Baking Co. of Thomasville, recently retired with 29 years of service.

Davison’s bakery career started in 1982 when he joined Flowers’ ButterKrust Bakery in Lakeland, Fla., as a route sales person, serving later as sales supervisor and sales account manager. In 2010, Davison moved to Thomasville and joined the Thomasville bakery team as an executive account rep.

“Although Paul has only been on our team a few years, we have benefitted greatly from his years of bakery sales experience, professionalism and customer service.  His exceptional relationships with customers was built on giving extraordinary service; he was dedicated and committed to their needs,” said Mickey Miller, president of the Thomasville bakery. “We appreciate all his contributions and wish him a wonderful retirement.”

Flowers Baking Co. of Thomasville, located at 300 Madison St., produces and markets fresh bakery foods that are sold under the Nature’s Own, Whitewheat, Cobblestone Mill, Sunbeam, Bunny, Derst, and Blue Bird brands. The bakery is a subsidiary of Flowers Foods (NYSE: FLO). Headquartered in Thomasville, Ga., Flowers Foods is one of the largest producers of fresh packaged bakery foods in the United States with 2013 sales of $3.8 billion. Flowers operates bakeries across the country that produce a wide range of bakery products. Among the company’s top brands are Nature's Own and Tastykake. Learn more at