Executive Officers

International Paper's Executive Officers uphold the highest ethical standards and are accountable for all we do.


Mark S. Sutton
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Clay Ellis

Clay Ellis
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Operational Excellence


Tom Hamic

Tom Hamic
Senior Vice President,
Global Cellulose Fibers and Enterprise Commercial Excellence


Tim S. Nicholls
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Thomas J. Plath

Thomas J. Plath
Senior Vice President,
Human Resources and Global Citizenship

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Jean-Michel Ribiéras
Senior Vice President, Industrial Packaging the Americas

Jay Royalty

James P. Royalty, Jr.
Senior Vice President and President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia


Sharon R. Ryan
Senior Vice President,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

John Sims

John V. Sims
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Greg Wanta

Gregory T. Wanta
Senior Vice President,
North American Container