John V. Faraci, Chairman and CEO
John V. Faraci, 63, chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper, since November 2003. Earlier in 2003, he was elected president of International Paper, and he previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2000 to 2003. From 1999 to 2000, he was senior vice president – finance and chief financial officer. From 1995 to 1999, he was chief executive officer and managing director of Carter Holt Harvey Ltd., a former majority-owned subsidiary of International Paper located in New Zealand. Mr. Faraci is a member of the board of directors of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, United Technologies Corporation and PPG Industries, Inc. He also serves on the board of the Moscow School of Management, is chairman of the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and is U.S. Section Chair for the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. He is a trustee of Denison University and the American Enterprise Institute. Director since February 11, 2003.