Senior Leader from Sylvamo, Hammermill’s Parent Company, Recognized as Paper Industry Leader
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A senior leader from Hammermill’s parent company, Sylvamo, has received one of the paper industry’s premier accolades. Greg Gibson, senior vice president, Commercial Excellence, received the 2023 Stanley O. Styles Industry Excellence Award from The National Paper Trade Association (NPTA.) The award recognizes individuals who have made a positive impact in the paper industry through innovation, hard work and effective management.
“Greg’s extraordinary career spans four decades, three paper companies, two continents and countless leadership roles,” said Jean-Michel Ribiéras, chairman and chief executive officer, Sylvamo. “When I was building the senior leadership team to develop and launch the world’s paper company, I knew there was no better person to help me than Greg.”
Knowledge of customers, experience in both printing paper and packaging grades and dedication to the industry have been evident throughout Gibson’s career. He has also played an active role in advocating and advancing the global paper industry through serving on the American Forest and Paper Association and Confederation of European Paper Industries Boards of Directors.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Greg for more than 20 years,” Andrew Wallach, president and chief executive officer, Central National Gottesman, told NPTA. “He has been an incredible steward of the paper industry, always has exceptional business insights and manages his relationships with the highest level of integrity, transparency and care. Greg is the consummate professional and very deserving of this award.”