Jean-Michel Ribiéras, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sylvamo
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Jean-Michel Ribiéras became Sylvamo’s chairman and chief executive officer at its inception as a spinoff of International Paper. His 35-year paper and packaging career spans three continents, multiple businesses and a variety of leadership roles such as senior vice president, Industrial Packaging the Americas and most recently senior vice president, Global Papers.

Jean-Michel serves on the boards of the American Forest & Paper Association and U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum, and previously served on the boards of the Brazil Pulp & Paper Association and The Ilim Group, a Russia based joint venture with International Paper. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management from École Supérieure des Dirigeants d Enterprise (France) and a Master of Marketing from University of Hartford.

Stan Askren, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Quiet Trail Advisors, Advisor and Lean Business Consultant, Lean Focus, LLC
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Stan Askren spent the majority of his 36-year career at HNI Corporation, where he served as chairman, president and chief executive officer. He also serves on the boards of Allison Transmission Holdings and Armstrong World Industries.

Christine S. Breves, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, United States Steel
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Christine S. Breves currently serves as senior vice president and chief financial officer of United States Steel. During her 43-year career, she served in a variety of senior executive roles and has extensive experience in procurement, supply chain, manufacturing and business transformation.

Jeanmarie Desmond, Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
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Jeanmarie Desmond retired from DuPont de Nemours, Inc. in 2020 after a 31-year career. She most recently served as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Desmond also serves on the boards of IPG Photonics and Trinseo.

Liz Gottung, Principal and Consultant, Liz Gottung, LLC
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Liz Gottung retired from Kimberly-Clark Corporation in 2017 after a 36-year career. She served as chief human resources officer for 15 years. Gottung also serves on the board of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation.

Joia M. Johnson, Former Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Hanesbrands Inc.
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Joia M. Johnson spent a substantial portion of her 36-year career with Hanesbrands Inc. before retiring this year. She served as chief administrative officer, general counsel and corporate secretary, and in other executive leadership roles. Johnson also serves on the boards of Global Payments, Inc. and Regions Financial Corporation.

David Petratis, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Allegion plc
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David Petratis currently serves as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Allegion plc, where he led the company’s spinoff in 2013. He has extensive experience in manufacturing and operations, global commercial markets and strategy development, serving in a variety of leadership positions throughout his 40-year career.

J. Paul Rollinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kinross Gold Corporation
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J. Paul Rollinson currently serves as president and chief executive officer of Kinross Gold, where he also serves on the company’s board. He has extensive international experience in mining, forestry, power and utilities and industrial sectors during his 30-year career.

James P. Zallie, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ingredion Incorporated
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James P. Zallie currently serves as president and chief executive officer of Ingredion, where he also serves on the company’s board. He has extensive operating, manufacturing and leadership experience throughout his 38-year career.