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MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 08, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sylvamo (NYSE: SLVM), the world’s paper company, is proud to announce Jean-Michel Ribiéras, chairman and chief executive officer, has been appointed to the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum by the United States Department of Commerce.
Ribiéras joins chief executives of U.S. and Brazilian companies who develop joint policy recommendations to the U.S. and Brazilian governments to increase bilateral trade and commerce.
"Our Brazilian and North American businesses are critical components of our vision to be the world’s paper company – the employer, supplier and investment of choice," Ribiéras said. "I have lived and worked in both countries, and I look forward to working with the forum to increase trade and investment."
Ribiéras’ 35-year paper and packaging career spans three continents and multiple businesses with numerous senior leadership roles.
Sylvamo has paper mills in both countries and produces papers that people depend on for education, communication and entertainment.
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 U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum
Launched in 2007, the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum consists of up to 24 CEOs from the United States and Brazil who provide joint recommendations to the two governments to strengthen the U.S.-Brazil economic and trade relationship. The Forum has seen success opening discussions between the United States and Brazilian governments on several important issues, including visa and tax reform, customs procedures, education, energy, defense trade and infrastructure.
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