USDA appoints Santiago Arbelaez to the 2023 Paper and Packaging Board

The Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) has confirmed that Santiago Arbelaez, Vice President, Strategy, Industrial Packaging, International Paper, has been named to the P+PB Board of Directors for a three-year term, appointed by USDA Secretary, Tom Vilsack.

Arbelaez (pictured left) will join an eight-member Board of Directors and will collaborate across dedicated committees and working groups, and oversee the paper and packaging sectors’ national program focused on sustainability and recycling.

“I am honored to be a part of the P+PB Board of Directors and to join other members from the paper and packaging industry to spread the sustainable nature of our products,” said Arbelaez. “The P+PB campaign is informing consumers throughout the U.S. of the circular nature of our industry and why they should feel good about using paper-based products – I am excited to be a part of this important work.”

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