Jeff Hearn of Raleigh, North Carolina, retired from International Paper in April 2009, where he served as project executive with responsibility for implementing the company’s expanded manufacturing and market presence in Brazil. Before this assignment, Mr. Hearn held various other general business management, operations management and technology management positions in the U.S. and Canada, including as head of International Paper’s coated paperboard business. He was president and chief executive officer of Weldwood of Canada from 2000 to 2002, and has also served as chair of the Paperboard Mfg. and Converting Section of the American Forest Products Association and former vice-chair of the Forest Products Association of Canada. He was also Industry CEO representative for the B.C. Forest Products Forest Practices Reform Initiative. Mr. Hearn has served on the Resolute Forest Products company’s board of directors since the emergence date.