C. Cato Ealy 

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

C. Cato Ealy_CloseupC. Cato Ealy joined International Paper in April 1992 as director, Corporate Development. In June 1996, he was named vice president and was promoted to senior vice president in June 2003. Ealy is responsible for the company’s domestic and foreign acquisition and divestiture programs. Prior to joining International Paper, he had been a director at Charterhouse Inc. since 1989.