Mark Sutton to step down as CEO of International Paper

By International Paper
Cision Newswire
September 6, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US East

Mark Sutton

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — International Paper announced that Chairman and CEO Mark Sutton has requested that the Board of Directors move forward with the next phase of the company’s CEO succession plan. This phase in the process will include a comprehensive evaluation of internal and external candidates for Sutton’s successor. Sutton will continue in his role as chairman and CEO until his successor is in place. …Lead Director Chris Connor added, “The Board appreciates the leadership he has provided over his four decades of service and the significant contributions he has made leading the company as Chairman and CEO for nearly a decade. The Board, with the guidance of our Management Development and Compensation Committee, will seek to find the right leader.”

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