Peggy Maes

Peggy Maes, Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

Peggy Maes became Sylvamo’s senior vice president and chief people officer at its inception as a spinoff of International Paper. Peggy joined International Paper in 2014 as human resources director, Europe, Middle East and Africa and has 37 years of human resources experience, including helping multi-national corporations with start-ups, turnarounds, acquisitions and spinoffs. She spent 15 years working in high-tech industries, HR consulting roles, as well as global human resources and talent management for Ingersoll Rand and Stanley Black & Decker.

Peggy has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Instituut FUNCK (Belgium) and a Master of General Management from Solvay Brussels School (Belgium).