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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Timothy Nicholls

56 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Sharon Ryan

57 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Thomas Plath

2017 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Global Citizenship

W. Michael Amick

53 2017 senior vice president - paper the Americas

Carleton Ealy

60 2003 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

William Hoel

61 2017 Senior Vice President

Tommy Joseph

57 2010 Senior Vice President - Manufacturing, Technology, EHS&S and Global Sourcing

Jean-Michel Ribieras

55 2018 Senior Vice President - Industrial Packaging

John Sims

54 2016 Senior Vice President - President, IP Europe, Middle East, Africa & Russia

Catherine Slater

55 2018 Senior Vice President - Global Cellulose Fibers

Gregory Wanta

52 2016 Senior Vice President - North American Container

J. Steven Whisler

63 2007 Presiding Independent Director

Mark Sutton

55 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Christopher Connor

62 2017 Director

David Bronczek

63 2006 Independent Director

William Burns

60 2015 Independent Director

Ahmet Dorduncu

64 2011 Independent Director

Ilene Gordon

64 2012 Independent Director

Jacqueline Hinman

56 2017 Independent Director

Jay Johnson

70 2013 Independent Director

Clinton Lewis

51 2017 Independent Director

Kathryn Sullivan

65 2017 Independent Director

Ray Young

56 2014 Independent Director

Jay Royalty

2013 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Timothy Nicholls

Mr. Timothy S. Nicholls is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Nicholls has served as Senior Vice President - Industrial Packaging the Americas sinceNovember 2014, with responsibility for the company's North American Containerboard, Container and Recycling businesses and IP Brazil Packaging. His previous positions have included Senior Vice President - Printing & Communications Papers the Americas, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He joined International Paper in 1999 through the Company's acquisition of Union Camp Corporation, where he held a series of finance and business planning positions.

Sharon Ryan

Ms. Sharon R. Ryan is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of International Paper Company. Ms. Ryan previously served as vice president, acting general counsel & corporate secretary from May 2011 until November 2011, vice president from March 2011 until May 2011, associate general counsel, chief ethics and compliance officer from 2009 until 2011, and associate general counsel from 2006 until 2009. Ms. Ryan joined International Paper in 1988.

Thomas Plath

Mr. Thomas J. Plath is Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Global Citizenship of the Company., effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Plath joined International Paper in 1991, serving most recently as Vice President, Human Resources, Global Businesses.

W. Michael Amick

Mr. W. Michael Amick, Jr., is senior vice president - paper the Americas of the Company. Mr. Amick previously served as senior vice president - North American papers & consumer packaging from July 2016 until December 2016, senior vice president - North American papers, pulp & consumer packaging from November 2014 until June 2016, vice president - president, IP India, from August 2012 to October 2014, and vice president and general manager for the coated paperboard business from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Amick joined International Paper in 1990.

Carleton Ealy

Mr. Carleton Cato Ealy is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of International Paper Company. He is a director of Ilim Holding S.A., a Swiss holding company in which International Paper holds a 50% interest, and of its subsidiary, Ilim Group. Mr. Ealy joined International Paper in 1992.

William Hoel

Mr. William P. Hoel is senior vice president of the Company. Mr. Hoel previously served as senior vice president - Container The Americas from February 2012 until December 2016, vice president, Container The Americas, from 2005 until 2012, senior vice president, corporate sales and marketing, from 2004 until 2005, and vice president, Wood Products, from 2000 until 2004. Mr. Hoel joined International Paper in 1983.

Tommy Joseph

Mr. Tommy Steven Joseph is Senior Vice President - Manufacturing, Technology, EHS&S and Global Sourcing of International Paper Company. Mr. Joseph previously served as senior vice president - manufacturing, technology, EH&S from February 2009 until December 2009, and vice president - technology from 2005 until February 2009. Mr. Joseph is a director of Ilim Holding S.A., a Swiss Holding Company in which International Paper holds a 50% interest, and of its subsidiary, Ilim Group. Mr. Joseph joined International Paper in 1983.

Jean-Michel Ribieras

Mr. Jean-Michel Ribieras is Senior Vice President - Industrial Packaging of the Company. Mr. Ribieras previously served as senior vice president - president, IP Europe, Middle East, Africa & Russia from 2013 until June 2016, and president - IP Latin America from 2009 until 2013. Mr. Ribieras is a director of Ilim Holding S.A., a Swiss holding company in which International Paper holds a 50% interest, and of its subsidiary, Ilim Group. Mr. Ribieras joined International Paper in 1993.

John Sims

Mr. John V. Sims is Senior Vice President - President, IP Europe, Middle East, Africa & Russia of the Company. Mr. Sims previously served as vice president and general manager, European papers from March 2016 until June 2016, vice president & general manager, North American papers from 2013 until February 2016, and vice president, finance and strategy, industrial packaging, from 2009 until 2013. Mr. Sims is a director of Ilim Holding S.A., a Swiss Holding Company in which International Paper holds a 50% interest, and of its subsidiary, Ilim Group. Mr. Sims joined International Paper in 1994.

Catherine Slater

Ms. Catherine I. Slater is Senior Vice President - Global Cellulose Fibers of the Company. Ms. Slater has been a Senior Vice President of the Company sinceDecember 2016, when she joined the Company from Weyerhaeuser Company effective upon the completion of the acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's cellulose fibers business (which she previously led). From the time she joined the Company, she served as Senior Vice President, Consumer Packaging until the end of 2017. Her 24-year career with Weyerhaeuser included leadership roles in manufacturing, printing papers, consumer products, wood products, distribution and the cellulose fibers business.

Gregory Wanta

Mr. Gregory T. Wanta is Senior Vice President - North American Container of the Company, Mr. Wanta has served in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility in manufacturing and commercial leadership roles in specialty papers, coated paperboard, printing papers, foodservice and industrial packaging, including vice president, central region, Container the Americas, from January 2012 through November 2016. Mr. Wanta joined International Paper in 1991.

J. Steven Whisler

Mr. J. Steven Whisler is Presiding Independent Director of International Paper Company. He is retired as chairman and chief executive officer of Phelps Dodge Corporation, an international mining company, upon its merger with Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in March 2007. Mr. Whisler served as chairman and chief executive officer of Phelps Dodge Corporation from May 2000 until March 2007, and served on the board of Phelps Dodge Corporation from 1995 through March 2007. Mr. Whisler is a director of CSX Corporation and the Brunswick Corporation. He is also a director of the C.M. Russell Museum. Director since December 11, 2007.

Mark Sutton

Mr. Mark S. Sutton is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of International Paper Company. Mr. Sutton previously served as president & chief operating officer from June 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014, senior vice president - industrial packaging from November 2011 to May 31, 2014, senior vice president - printing and communications papers of the Americas from 2010 until 2011, senior vice president - supply chain from 2008 to 2009, vice president - supply chain from 2007 until 2008, and vice president - strategic planning from 2005 until 2007. Mr. Sutton joined International Paper in 1984. Mr. Sutton serves on the board of directors of The Kroger Company. He is a member of The Business Council and the Business Roundtable and serves on the American Forest & Paper Association board of directors and the international advisory board of the Moscow School of Management - Skolkovo. He was appointed chairman of the U.S. Russian Business Council and was also appointed to the U.S. Section of the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. He also serves on the board of directors of Memphis Tomorrow and board of governors for New Memphis Institute. Mr. Sutton has been a director since June 1, 2014.

Christopher Connor

Mr. Christopher M. Connor serves as Director of the company. He retired as Executive Chairman of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a global manufacturer of paint, architectural coatings, industrial finishes and associated supplies, in December 2016 and as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in December 2015. He had served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2000 and as its Chief Executive Officer since 1999. He joined The Sherwin Williams Company in 1983. Mr. Connor is Chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, and serves on the board of directors of Eaton Corporation plc. a power management company, and of Yum! Brands, Inc., owner of the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurant brands.

David Bronczek

Mr. David J. Bronczek is Independent Director of International Paper Company. He is president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, since February 2000. Mr. Bronczek started with FedEx in 1976 and, prior to being named president, served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of FedEx Express. He also serves on the Strategic Management Committee of FedEx Corporation. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Bronczek graduated from Kent State University. Mr. Bronczek was appointed by former President George W. Bush to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA); a board member for Airlines for America; a member of the Board of Governors for National Safe Kids Campaign; and a board member for the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. He is also a member of Memphis Tomorrow. Director since October 9, 2006.

William Burns

Mr. William J. Burns is Independent Director of Company. He is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States, since February 2015. He served in the U.S. Department of State as Deputy Secretary of State from July 2011 to November 2014, as Under Secretary for Political Affairs from 2008 to July 2011, and as Ambassador to Russia from 2005 to 2008, among many other posts during his 33 years in the Foreign Service. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from LaSalle University and a master’s degree and doctorate in international relations from Oxford University, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar. He speaks Russian, Arabic and French. Director since February 11, 2015.

Ahmet Dorduncu

Mr. Ahmet Cemal Dorduncu is Independent Director of International Paper Company. He is chief executive officer of Akkök Group, a financial and industrial conglomerate located in Turkey, since January 2013. Mr. Dorduncu served as chief executive officer of Sabanci Holding, another financial and industrial conglomerate located in Turkey, from 2005 to 2010. He also served from 2006 to 2010 as chairman of the board of Olmuksa, then an industrial packaging business joint venture between Sabanci Holding and International Paper. Sabanci Holding is the parent company of the Sabanci Group, a leading Turkish financial and industrial company. Director since March 6, 2011.

Ilene Gordon

Ms. Ilene S. Gordon is Independent Director of International Paper Company. She is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ingredion Incorporated (formerly Corn Products International, Inc.), a publicly traded global ingredient solutions company, since May 2009. Ms. Gordon is also a member of the board of directors of Ingredion Incorporated and World Business Chicago, a not-for-profit economic development organization. Ms. Gordon previously served as president and chief executive officer of Rio Tinto’s Alcan Packaging, a multinational company engaged in the production of flexible and specialty packaging, from 2007 until 2009, and in various senior executive roles at Alcan Packaging and its affiliate and predecessor companies from 1999 until 2007. Prior to 1999, Ms. Gordon was employed for 17 years with Tenneco Inc., a conglomerate, in a variety of management positions, including vice president and general manager leading its folding carton business. Additionally, during the past five years, Ms. Gordon served on the board of directors of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a publicly traded international insurance brokerage and risk management business. Director since October 1, 2012.

Jacqueline Hinman

Ms. Jacqueline C. Hinman has been appointed as Independent Director of the company effective November 4, 2017. She currently serves as chairman, president and chief executive officer of CH2M HILL Companies, Ltd., a Fortune 500 engineering and consulting firm focused on delivering infrastructure, energy, environmental and industrial solutions for clients and communities around the world. Prior to becoming chairman in September 2014 and president and chief executive officer in January 2014, she served as president of CH2M’s International Division from 2011 until 2014, and she has served on CH2M’s board of directors since 2008. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable and is a member of the Business Council as well as the board of directors of Catalyst, a leading nonprofit organization accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion. She earned a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

Jay Johnson

Mr. Jay L. Johnson is Independent Director of International Paper Company. He retired as chairman and chief executive officer of General Dynamics Corporation, a publicly traded manufacturer of worldwide defense, aerospace, and other technology products, in December 2012. He served as its chairman from May 2010 and as its chief executive officer from July 2009. He served on its board of directors from 2003 to December 2012. From 2000 to 2008, he served in various senior executive roles at Dominion Resources Inc., a publicly traded energy company, including as chief executive officer of Dominion Virginia Power. Prior to 2000, he had a distinguished 32-year career in the U.S. Navy. He retired as an admiral in July 2000, after serving as chief of naval operations and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff since 1996. He is a director of the USAA, the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, and The Peregrine Fund. Director since October 1, 2013.

Clinton Lewis

Mr. Clinton A. Lewis Jr. has been appointed as Independent Director of the company effective November 4, 2017. He currently serves as executive vice president and president of International Operations at Zoetis Inc., a NYSE-listed global leader in the discovery, development, manufacture and commercialization of animal health medicines and vaccines that was spun off by Pfizer in 2013. Prior to being named to his current role in May 2015, he served as president of U.S. Operations at Zoetis from October 2012 to May 2015 and at Pfizer Animal Health from 2007 to October 2012. He joined Pfizer in 1988, and held positions of increasing responsibility across various commercial operations dedicated to human health prior to joining the animal health organization. He formerly served as chairman of the board for the Animal Health Institute (AHI), an industry trade association in the U.S., and currently serves as treasurer for the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH), the industry trade association in Europe. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Fairfield University and a Master of Business Administration in marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Kathryn Sullivan

Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan is Independent Director of the Company. She is also serves on Public Policy & Environment Committees of the Company. Dr. Sullivan is the Charles A. Lindbergh Fellow of Aerospace History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (effective March 1, 2017). Dr. Sullivan served in several roles in the U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association Administration (NOAA) between May 2011 and January 2017, including as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans & Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator from March 2014 until January 2017. She served as a Director for Ohio State University’s Battelle Center for Mathematics and Science Education Policy from 2006 through 2011. Between 1996 and 2005, Dr. Sullivan served as President and CEO of the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), a hands-on science education enterprise, serving nearly 900,000 people annually throughout Ohio and surrounding states. Between 1978 and 1993, Dr. Sullivan was a Mission Specialist for NASA. She is a veteran of three Shuttle missions with over 500 hours in space and she is the first American woman to walk in space. Dr. Sullivan served on the boards of directors of several public companies between 1997 and 2011. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Earth Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a doctorate in geology from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia.

Ray Young

Mr. Ray G. Young is Independent Director of the Company. He is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (“ADM”), with responsibility for oversight of ADM’s business in Asia. ADM is a publicly traded company and one of the largest agricultural processers and food ingredients companies in the world, and Mr. Young has been its chief financial officer since December 2010. Prior to joining ADM, he was employed at General Motors Company (“GM”), a publicly traded company and producer of vehicles throughout the world, from 1986 to 2010. At GM and its affiliates, he served in various senior executive roles, including as its president of the Mercosur Region from 2004 to 2007, its chief financial officer from 2008 to 2009 and its vice president, International Operations, based in China, in 2010. He currently serves on the boards of the U.S. China Business Council and the American Cancer Society Lakeshore Division. He completed his bachelor’s degree in business administration at the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and his master’s degree in business administration at the University of Chicago. Director since October 1, 2014.

Jay Royalty