MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sylvamo (NYSE: SLVM), the world’s paper company, is proud to announce Jean-Michel Ribiéras, chairman and chief executive officer, will serve on the American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA) board of directors.
Ribiéras will join other top industry leaders who represent a broad spectrum of companies in the paper and wood products manufacturing sector.
“I am honored to serve on the American Forest and Paper Association board of directors representing Sylvamo, the world’s paper company,” Ribiéras said. “AF&PA is an important advocate for our industry’s role in the circular economy. I look forward to representing our colleagues who believe in the promise of paper to educate, communicate and entertain.”
Ribiéras’ 35-year paper and packaging career spans three continents and multiple businesses with numerous senior leadership roles. His three-year term begins Jan. 1, 2022.
Sylvamo (NYSE: SLVM) is the world’s paper company with mills in Europe, Latin America and North America. Our vision is to be the employer, supplier and investment of choice. We transform renewable resources into papers that people depend on for education, communication and entertainment. Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, we employ more than 7,000 colleagues. Net sales for the last 12 months ending Sept. 30, 2021, were $3.3 billion. For more information, please visit Sylvamo.com.
About the American Forest and Paper Association
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance U.S. paper and wood products manufacturers through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy. The forest products industry is circular by nature. AF&PA member companies make essential products from renewable and recycle resources, generate renewable bioenergy and are committed to continuous improvement through the industry’s sustainability initiative—Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future. The forest products industry accounts for approximately four percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures nearly $300 billion in products annually and employs approximately 950,000 people. The industry meets a payroll of approximately $60 billion annually and is among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 45 states. Visit AF&PA online at afandpa.org or follow us on Twitter @ForestandPaper.