International Paper Named Among 100 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG's
Computerworld for 2014
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 23, 2014
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP)
announced today that Computerworld, the leading source of technology news and
information for IT influencers worldwide, ranked International Paper No. 34 on
its 2014 Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT. International Paper was recognized
as one of the Top 100 organizations that challenge its IT staff while
providing great benefits and compensation."This is terrific recognition for a
first class IT team," said Bob Wenker, vice president and chief information
officer. "To be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in IT is a
reflection of all-in commitment, and stellar day-in and day-out execution by
talented, aligned and engaged teammates around the globe."
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International Paper's IT organization employs more than 1,600 IT professionals
delivering solutions for business advantage and support services to
International Paper's 70,000 employeesin 24 countries.
"Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay and
providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding
employers on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list," said Scot Finnie,
editor in chief of Computerworld. "Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady
stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging business-critical projects,
extensive training opportunities and ongoing career development programs. They
invest in their own futures by investing in their employees."
Organizations will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results
from the 21st annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.
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's
Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire
regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits,career
development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts
extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in
determining the rankings.
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 2013
were $29 billion. For more information about International Paper, its
products and stewardship efforts, visit internationalpaper.com.
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business
decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business
strategy. Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial
coverage from setting strategies to deriving value from core to edge
technologies. Computerworld's award-winning website (www.computerworld.com),
publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and research forms
the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and
provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld
leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.1 million monthly page
views (Omniture, February 2013) and was recognized in BtoB's 2013 Media Power
50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive
years. 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 at www.idgenterprise.com.
SOURCE International Paper
Contact: Media: Thomas J. Ryan, 901-419-4333; Investors: Jay Royalty,
901-419-1731; and Michele Vargas, 901-419-7287
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