Rampraveen Swaminathan Named an Officer of International Paper

Ram Swaminathan

Jan. 23, 2013 - International Paper announced Rampraveen Swaminathan, 37, managing director and CEO, Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills (APPM), has been named an officer (Vice President) of International Paper (IP), effective March 1, 2013.

The appointment was endorsed by the APPM board of directors.

IP said that Ram is responsible for IP's commercial and manufacturing operations in India including the Rajahmundry & Kadiam mills. He leads the IP/APPM integration efforts.

Ram will continue to report to Mike Amick, president, IP India.

RAM joined IP in 2012 as managing director and CEO of APPM. Prior to joining the company, he served as executive director, Power Systems, for Cummins, Inc.

Ram holds a degree in Commerce from St. Joseph's Commerce College, Bangalore University, India, and a post graduate diploma in Industrial Management from the TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal, India. Additionally, Ram has attended Executive Education at Harvard Business School and served on the board of directors of various Cummins group companies in India.

SOURCE: International Paper