International Paper Elects Alcan Executive to its Board of Directors
Press release from the issuing company
STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 15 -- International Paper today announced the election of Martha Finn Brooks, president of Alcan Rolled Products Americas and Asia and senior vice president of Alcan Inc., to its Board of Directors. This election will be effective on December 9, at the board's next regularly scheduled meeting.
"Martha brings a tremendous amount of global experience to our board, and IP will benefit from her business and marketing expertise," said John Dillon, chairman and chief executive officer.
Ms. Brooks joined Alcan in 2002 having previously held various business development, marketing, sales and general management positions with Cummins Inc. While at Cummins, she worked in China, Mexico, the former Soviet Union, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East holding a wide range of positions. She held a vice president position for six years before moving to Alcan in 2002, as president of Alcan Rolled Products Americas and Asia and senior vice president of Alcan Inc.
She holds a B.A. from Yale University in Economics and Political Science as well as a Master's of Public and Private Management specializing in international business. Brooks is a member of the Board of Trustees of Manufactures Alliance (MAPI), an executive committee and board member of The Aluminum Association, and a Trustee of the Yale-China Association. She lives in Cleveland with her husband and three sons.
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