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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Timothy Nicholls

57 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Sharon Ryan

59 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Thomas Plath

55 2017 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Global Citizenship

W. Michael Amick

55 2017 Senior Vice President - Paper The Americas & India

Tommy Joseph

59 2010 Senior Vice President - Manufacturing, Technology, EHS&S and Global Sourcing

Jean-Michel Ribieras

56 2018 Senior Vice President - Industrial Packaging

John Sims

56 2016 Senior Vice President - President, IP Europe, Middle East, Africa & Russia

Catherine Slater

55 2018 Senior Vice President – Global Cellulose Fibers and IP Asia

Gregory Wanta

53 2016 Senior Vice President - North American Container

Ilene Gordon

65 2018 Presiding Independent Director

Mark Sutton

57 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

William Burns

62 2015 Independent Director

Christopher Connor

63 2017 Independent Director

Ahmet Dorduncu

66 2011 Independent Director

Anders Gustafsson

58 2019 Independent Director

Jacqueline Hinman

57 2017 Independent Director

Clinton Lewis

52 2017 Independent Director

Kathryn Sullivan

67 2017 Independent Director

J. Steven Whisler

64 2018 Independent Director

Ray Young

57 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Timothy Nicholls

Mr. Timothy S. Nicholls is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Nicholls previously served as senior vice president - industrial packaging the Americas from January 2017 through June 2018, senior vice president - industrial packaging from November 2014 through December 2016, senior vice president - printing and communications papers of the Americas from November 2011 through October 2014, senior vice president and chief financial officer from 2007 until 2011, vice president and executive project leader of IP Europe during 2007, and vice president and chief financial officer - IP Europe from 2005 until 2007. Mr. Nicholls joined International Paper in 1991.

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

Thomas Plath

Mr. Thomas J. Plath is Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Global Citizenship of the Company. Mr. Plath previously served as vice president - human resources, global businesses from November 2014 through February 2017, and vice president - HR manufacturing, technology, EH&S and global supply chain from April 2013 to November 2014. Mr. Plath joined International Paper in 1991.

W. Michael Amick

Mr. W. Michael Amick, Jr., is Senior Vice President - Paper The Americas & India 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.

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 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 - global cellulose fibers from July 2016 through June 2018, 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 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 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 and IP Asia Fibers of the Company. She 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 October 2016. Mr. Wanta joined International Paper in 1991.

Ilene Gordon

Ms. Ilene S. Gordon is Presiding Independent Director of International Paper Company. Executive chairman of Ingredion Incorporated (formerly Corn Products International, Inc.), a publicly traded global ingredient solutions company, since January 1, 2018. Ms. Gordon served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ingredion from May 2009 through December 2017. 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. Ms. Gordon serves on the board of directors of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a publicly traded global security and aerospace company.

Mark Sutton

Mr. Mark S. Sutton is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of International Paper Company. Chairman (since January 1, 2015) & chief executive officer (since November 1, 2014). 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.

William Burns

Mr. William Joseph Burns is Independent Director of Company. 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.

Christopher Connor

Mr. Christopher M. Connor is Independent Director of the Company. Retired as executive chairman of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a global manufacturer of paint, architectural coatings, industrial finishes and associated supplies, in December 2016. Mr. Connor joined The Sherwin-Williams Company in 1983 and served as its chairman and chief executive officer from 2000 to December 2015. Mr. Connor is chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, and serves on the boards of directors of Eaton Corporation PLC and Yum! Brands, Inc.

Ahmet Dorduncu

Mr. Ahmet Cemal Dorduncu is Independent Director of International Paper Company. 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.

Anders Gustafsson

Mr. Anders Gustafsson is appointed as Independent Director of the Company, effective March 1, 2019. He is the Chief executive officer of Zebra Technologies Corporation, a global leader in innovating at the edge of the enterprise, designing and marketing specialty printers, mobile computing, data capture, radio frequency identification products and real-time locating systems, since September 2007. Mr. Gustafsson served as chief executive officer of Spirent Communications plc, a publicly traded telecommunications company, from 2004 to 2007. Prior to Spirent, Mr. Gustafsson was a senior executive vice president, global business operations for Tellabs, Inc. Mr. Gustafsson serves as a trustee of the Shedd Aquarium. Mr. Gustafsson also serves on the boards of Zebra Technologies and Dycom Industries, a leading provider of specialty contracting services throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Jacqueline Hinman

Ms. Jacqueline C. Hinman is Independent Director of the Company. Served 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, until December 2017, when the firm was acquired by Jacobs Engineering. Prior to becoming chairman in September 2014 and president and chief executive officer in January 2014, Ms. Hinman served as president of CH2M’s International Division from 2011 until 2014, and she served on CH2M’s board of directors from 2008 through 2017. She recently served on the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable, chairing its Infrastructure Committee, and was a member of the Business Council. Ms. Hinman also serves on the board of directors of Dow Chemical Company (as of April 2019) and the board of directors of Catalyst, a leading nonprofit organization accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion.

Clinton Lewis

Mr. Clinton A. Lewis Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. Executive vice president and president of international operations, commercial development, genetics and PHARMAQ 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, Mr. Lewis 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 as treasurer for the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH), the industry trade association in Europe.

Kathryn Sullivan

Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan is Independent Director of the Company. Ambassador-at-Large at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, where she served as The Charles A. Lindbergh Fellow of Aerospace History from March 2017 through August 2017. Dr. Sullivan is also a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. Dr. Sullivan served in several roles in the U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 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). 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 is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the board of directors of Accenture Federal Services.

J. Steven Whisler

Mr. J. Steven Whisler is 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.

Ray Young

Mr. Ray G. Young is Independent Director of the Company. Executive vice president and chief financial officer of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (“ADM”), with responsibility for strategic 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 on four continents 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 Illinois Division. He also serves as board member of Wilmar International, a Singapore-listed global agricultural processor and food ingredients company.

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