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USDA Appoints Board Members to Paper and Packaging Board

The eight-member Board representing four grades of paper funding the Paper & Packaging ā€“ How Life UnfoldsĀ® campaign oversees the paper and packaging sectorsā€™ national promotion program focused on sustainability.

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The Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) announces four new board members appointed by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. Appointed for a three-year term are An Boon of Graphic Packaging, Tonie Meyers of Billerud and Juan Pablo Perez Chavez of Smurfit Kappa. Appointed for a one-year term to fill an open seat is Steve Henry of Domtar. The term begins January 1, 2024.

Officers and board members for 2024:

  • Chair: Santiago Arbelaez, Vice President of Strategy for the Industrial Packaging Business, International Paper
  • Vice-Chair: Alpa Sutaria, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Sustainability, WestRock
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Richard Bennett, Vice President of Paperboard 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 Paperboard and Sheeting Operations, Billerud
  • Juan Pablo Perez Chevez, CEO for North America, Smurfit Kappa
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