John V. Faraci Board of Directors Home > Who We Are : Corporate Governance > Board of Directors > John V. Faraci Share John V. Faraci Retired Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, International Paper Main Content Mr. Faraci served as Chairman & CEO of International Paper (paper, packaging and distribution) from 2003 to 2014. Earlier in 2003, he was elected as President and director of that company, and served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2003. From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Faraci was CEO and managing director of Carter Holt Harvey Ltd., a former New Zealand subsidiary of International Paper. He first joined International Paper in 1974. Mr. Faraci is an Operating Partner with Advent International (global private equity). He is a director of ConocoPhillips Company and PPG Industries, Inc. He serves on the board of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Denison University. Mr. Faraci is also a member of the Royal Bank of Canada Advisory Board, the Board of Trustees of the American Enterprise Institute, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Faraci is 69 and has been a UTC director since 2005.