Greg Comatas has been named Vice President, Sourcing – Packaging, xpedx and will be responsible for all aspects of purchasing within xpedx’s Packaging segment. He will also become a member of xpedx’s Procurement Lead Team. xpedx is a business of International Paper.
Comatas has been with International Paper for more than 16 years, holding a number of leadership roles in energy, finance, forestry and procurement. Most recently, he was International Paper’s manager, global energy sourcing. Comatas will report to Tom Lazzaro, chief procurement officer, xpedx.
“Greg’s proven leadership and solid track record of delivering results will serve him well as he builds a high performing sourcing team in the Packaging segment to achieve significant enterprise benefits,” Lazzaro said. “I look forward to seeing Greg make an immediate impact in Packaging as he did so with IP’s Global Sourcing team.”
Greg will be based at xpedx’s headquarters in Loveland, Ohio, near Cincinnati. He and his wife will relocate to the Greater Cincinnati area with their two sons.