Thomas A. Cleves

Thomas A. Cleves, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Thomas A. Cleves became Sylvamo’s senior vice president, Corporate Affairs, at its inception as a spinoff of International Paper. He entered the paper and packaging industry in 1983 and joined International Paper in 1987 through the acquisition of Hammermill Paper Company. During his career, Thomas has held a number of leadership roles, most recently serving as vice president, Global Citizenship, with responsibility for sustainability, community engagement, communications and corporate marketing.

Thomas serves on the board of trustees for Memphis Museums and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission. He has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Northern Kentucky University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.