Jean-Michel Ribiéras, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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Jean-Michel Ribiéras joined International Paper in 1993. 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 has served on the boards of the American Forest & Paper Association, 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
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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 Breves
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Christine 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
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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.

Lizanne Gottung
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Lizanne 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 Johnson
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Joia 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
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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.

Paul Rollinson
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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 Zallie
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James 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.