International Paper’s Santiago Arbelaez named Chairman of The Paper and Packaging Board

International Paper
December 12, 2023
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: United States, US East

International Paper announced the appointment of Santiago Arbelaez as the Chairman of the Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) Board of Directors. This leadership appointment was made by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. As the Chairman, Arbelaez will collaborate closely with the P+PB leadership team and the eight-member Board of Directors responsible for funding the Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds® campaign. The campaign is a national promotion program centered around sustainability within the paper and packaging sectors. In addition to this appointment, Arbelaez will continue serving as the Vice President of Strategy for International Paper’s Industrial Packaging business. The appointed officers and board members for 2024 include: Vice-Chair: Alpa Sutaria, WestRock; Secretary/Treasurer: Richard Bennett, Pactiv Evergreen; An Boon, Graphic Packaging International; Beth Cormier, Sappi; Steve Henry, Domtar; Tonie Meyers, Billerud; Juan Pablo Perez Chavez, Smurfit Kappa.

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