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July 27, 2011

xpedx Names Dan Watkoske Executive Vice President, Sales

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Dan Watkoske has been named executive vice president, sales, xpedx, and is a member of the xpedx senior lead team. xpedx is a business of International Paper.

Watkoske joined International Paper in 1989 as a sales trainee for Nationwide Papers, which became a part of the xpedx business. With xpedx, he has held various roles in sales, commission sales, and management, including vice president, national accounts. Most recently, for the past few years, Watkoske was group vice president, Metro New York, for xpedx. Watkoske is based at xpedx’s business headquarters in Loveland, Ohio, near Cincinnati.

Watkoske has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree from Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio.

“Dan has demonstrated great leadership in the Metro New York Group,” said Mary Laschinger, president of xpedx. “His long history of accomplishments in sales will help us to continue growing xpedx throughout North America.”

About xpedx

Cincinnati, Ohio-based xpedx, a business of International Paper (NYSE: IP), is one of the largest and premier distribution companies in North America. xpedx distributes a wide variety of print, packaging and facility solutions supplies and equipment to printers, manufacturers, retailers and commercial facilities from about 180 locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information about xpedx, its business segments and stewardship efforts visit xpedx.com.

International Paper and xpedx are registered trademarks of International Paper Company. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.