International Paper Named Among 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology by IDG's Computerworld for 2013

    International Paper Named Among 100 Best Places to Work in Information
                  Technology by IDG's Computerworld for 2013

PR Newswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 17, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP)
announced today that Computerworld, the leading source of technology news and
information for IT influencers worldwide, listed International Paper No. 76 in
its 2013 Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT rankings.

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By securing this honor, International Paper was recognized as one of the Top
100 organizations that challenge its IT staff while providing great
compensation and benefits. This also marks the fourth consecutive year that IP
has placed among the Top 100 IT companies, as recognized by Computerworld.
Honorees and full results from the 20^th annual Best Places to Work in IT
survey will be included in a special edition of Computerworld issued today.

"Being listed as one of the Best Places to Work in IT for the fourth
consecutive year is a great accomplishment for International Paper's IT team,"
said John Balboni, senior vice president, Chief Information Officer. "It is an
honor that reflects continued engagement, commitment and teamwork from our
roughly 1,500 professionals around the globe."

International Paper's IT group is responsible for designing, implementing,
upgrading and sustaining the information infrastructure and systems that
support 70,000 employees and operations in more than 24 countries worldwide.

"We applaud the organizations on the Best Places to Work in IT list for
creating and sustaining dynamic IT work environments," said Scot Finnie,
editor in chief of Computerworld. "This year, several new names have joined
the stalwarts that make the list year after year. It's clear that the best IT
work places are constantly raising the bar with great benefits, new learning
opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies and challenging
business-critical projects."

About International Paper

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with
manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia
and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and
uncoated papers, complemented by xpedx, the company's North American
distribution company. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs
approximately 70,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24
countries serving customers worldwide. International Paper net sales for 2012
were $28 billion. For more information about International Paper, its
products and stewardship efforts, visit internationalpaper.com.

About the Best Places to Work in IT

The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) list is an annual
ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by
IDG'sComputerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive
questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits,
diversity, career development, training and retention. In
addition,Computerworldconducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their
responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT
influencers, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results.
Computerworld's award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), publication,
focused conference series, custom solutions and custom research forms the hub
of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides
opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this audience.
Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.8 million
unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, November 2012) and was recognized as the
Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012. Computerworld is published by IDG
Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's
leading media, events and research company. Company information is available
atwww.idgenterprise.com.

SOURCE International Paper

Website: http://www.internationalpaper.com
Contact: Media: Thomas J. Ryan, 901-419-4333; Jay Royalty, 901-419-1731;
Michele Vargas, 901-419-7287