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Santiago Arbelaez Named Paper And Packaging Board Chairman International Paper announced the appointment of Santi- ago Arbelaez as the Chairman of the Paper and Packag- ing Board (P+PB) Board of Directors. This leadership ap- pointment was made by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and marks a pivotal moment for the organization. As the Chairman, Arbelaez will collaborate closely with the P+PB leadership team and the eight-member Board of Directors responsible for funding the Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds campaign. The campaign is a national promotion program centered around sustainability within the paper and packaging sectors. “Under Mary Anne Hansen’s leadership, the Paper and Packaging Board has succeeded in effectively telling our industry’s sustainability story across multiple segments. We look forward to further sharpening the uniqueness of our industry’s sustainability story while collaborating wide- ly with other industry partners to drive greater awareness and reinforce the value of the Board,” said Arbelaez. Arbelaez will continue serving as the Vice President of Strategy for International Paper’s Industrial Packaging busi- ness, bringing a strategic insight to his role as Chairman of the P+PB Board. Appointed officers and board members for 2024 include: Vice-Chair, Alpa Sutaria, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Sustainability, WestRock; Secre- tary/Treasurer, Richard Bennett, Vice President of Paper- board Sales and Marketing, Pactiv Evergreen; An Boon, Vice President of Global Marketing, Graphic Packaging International; Beth Cormier, Vice President of Research, Development and Sustainability, Sappi; Steve Henry, CEO, Domtar; Tonie Meyers, Senior Vice President of Paper- board and Sheeting Operations, Billerud; and Juan Pablo Perez Chavez, CEO for North America, Smurfit Kappa. Board Converting News® is published weekly by NV Business Publications, PO Box 802, Manasquan, NJ 08736-0802. Sub- scription Rates in U.S. and Canada: $275 per year or $395 for two years. Overseas rate USD $395 per year. No part of this pub- lication may be reproduced without written permission. Len Prazych - President/Publisher: Robyn Smith - Vice President Sales: Susan Riley - Associate Editor: Greg Kishbaugh - FMN Editor/Sales:

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