Mr.Thomas G. Kadien was appointed as Director of the Company in October, 2011. He is also a Member of Audit Committee of the Company.
He joined International Paper in 1978 and has held various sales and marketing positions in IP’s Packaging businesses. He became Manufacturing Manager for Nicolet in 1991 and General Manager of Nicolet in 1992. He became the Vice President of Fine Papers and also Commercial Printing and Imaging Papers. In April 2003, he was appointed President of IP Europe, and was named a Senior Vice President of IP in May 2004.
He became Senior Vice President and President of XPDEX, International Paper's distribution business and Senior Vice President, Consumer Packaging & IP Asia and India. Effective November 1, 2014 he was named as Senior Vice President, human resources, communications, global government relations with continuing leadership responsibilities for supply chain and IP India.
He is currently on the Board of Sherwin Williams Company, US.