STAMFORD, CT—International Paper has hired Ann Wrobleski as vice president of public affairs. Wrobleski will manage the company’s public affairs activities, identifying emerging issues and developing positions and priorities that advance IP’s corporate strategy.
Wrobleski was previously vice president, international, at the American Forest & Paper Association. Prior to that, she spent nine years in government relations consulting, as chief executive officer of Halliday, and chief operating officer of Jefferson Waterman International. She also served at the U.S. Department of State as assistant secretary and at the White House as director of projects, as press secretary for U.S. Rep. Lou Frey, Jr. and as spokesman for U.S. Sen. Dick Stone.
“Ann has served multi-national clients as a public affairs adviser and brings to IP vast expertise with the public policy process on a global scale,” says IP chairman and chief executive John Faraci.
Wrobleski replaces Lyn Withey, who is retiring from International Paper after representing the company’s public affairs interests for 18 years.