Thomas G. Kadien
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Government Relations & Global Citizenship
Tom joined International Paper in 1978 and held various sales and marketing positions in the company’s Packaging businesses. He became manufacturing manager for Nicolet in 1991 and general manager of Nicolet in 1992. Tom was appointed an officer of the company in 1999 while leading the Fine Papers division and transitioned to vice president of Commercial Printing and Imaging Papers in 2000. In April 2003, he was appointed president of IP Europe, and was named a senior vice president of International Paper in May 2004.
Tom served as the senior vice president and president of xpedx, International Paper's distribution business from 2005-2010 and as the senior vice president Consumer Packaging, IP Asia and IP India from 2010-2014. In November 2014, he was named Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Government Relations & Global Citizenship, with continuing leadership responsibilities for IP India and Supply Chain Operations.