International Paper’s Santiago Arbelaez Named Chairman of the Paper and Packaging Board

International Paper appointed 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 programme centred around sustainability within the paper and packaging sectors.

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“We look forward to further sharpening the uniqueness of our industry’s sustainability story while collaborating widely with other industry partners to drive greater awareness and reinforce the value and benefits of the Board.”

Santiago Arbelaez

In addition to this appointment, Arbelaez will continue serving as the Vice President of Strategy for International Paper’s Industrial Packaging business, bringing a wealth of experience and strategic insight to his role as Chairman of the P+PB Board.

International Paper is a global producer of planet-friendly packaging, pulp, and other fibre-based products, and one of North America’s largest recyclers.