Joseph R. Saab

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary 

Joe SaabJoseph Saab joined International Paper in 2001 as legal counsel for Environment, Health and Safety after working as an environmental lawyer for several years. From 2005-2010, he served in various positions in the corporate law group, including chief counsel – global governance and compliance and general counsel, Paper the Americas. In 2014, Saab was named associate general counsel – Industrial Packaging, Europe, Middle East and Africa. 

In 2019, Saab was named vice president, deputy general counsel, and assistant corporate secretary where he maintained responsibility for corporate law and enterprise operational excellence, as well as overseeing support for and advising the Board of Directors. He was elected senior vice president, general counsel & corporate secretary on July 1, 2022.