MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced Glenn Landau has been named vice president of Investor Relations, effective May 1. Landau will report to Tim Nicholls, chief financial officer and senior vice president, and will be based in the company's Memphis, Tenn., headquarters.
"Glenn brings extensive knowledge of the company's portfolio, performance and strategy," Nicholls said. "His experience within the company and industry, coupled with his customer-focused approach, position Glenn to be an excellent liaison with our shareowners, further enabling them to cultivate an accurate and thorough understanding of our progress toward strengthening our global platform businesses and creating value for shareowners."
Landau, 42, began his career with International Paper in 1991 and held positions of increasing responsibility within the company's U.S. Container and European Container businesses before being named director, strategic planning and fiber supply in 2004, with responsibility for coordinating the strategic direction of the Forest Resources business and providing leadership for the real estate and minerals groups. He was appointed to his current position as vice president and general manager – Containerboard in 2007, where he was instrumental in the company's acquisition, integration and optimization of the former Weyerhaeuser packaging and recycling businesses as well as in the business' successful navigation of the 2009-2010 economic recession. Landau earned his bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering in 1991 from Rutgers University.
Landau replaces Tom Cleves, who has been named vice president and general manager, Containerboard & Recycling.
About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global paper and packaging company with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include uncoated papers and industrial and consumer packaging, complemented by xpedx, the company's North American distribution company. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs about 59,500 people in more than 24 countries and serves customers worldwide. 2010 net sales were more than $25 billion. For more information about International Paper, its products and stewardship efforts, visit internationalpaper.com.