MEMPHIS, TN (News release) -- Foundry's Computerworld has announced International Paper as a 2023 Best Places to Work in IT, ranking 29 out of 100. This award recognizes the top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. Organizations will be included in coverage on Computerworld.com along with results from the 2023 Best Places to Work in IT survey.
"I am incredibly proud of our IT team achieving this recognition from Computerworld," said Mike Anderson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer. "We delivered terrific results for International Paper across a wide range of value-generating initiatives and projects, while transitioning out of the Covid-19 pandemic and in to our team-based workplace flexibility plans. Our team's dedication, persistence, and resilience is emblematic of our company's culture, where safety is our greatest responsibility, and we embrace diversity and inclusion to ensure all team members are valued, engaged and contributing to our company's success."
This marks the thirteenth year IP has been recognized as one of the top 100 "Best Places to Work in IT." IP's 1,200 IT team members deliver technology solutions for business advantage and provide support services to the company's 38,000 global team members across hundreds of locations around the world.
"Adapting to a 'new normal' has put additional demands on IT organizations at companies of all sizes. This year's winning companies have stepped up with increased IT staffing and a variety of innovative professional development opportunities. The result of these efforts is that not only are IT staffs engaged and productive, but the entire business benefits from IT's ability to support evolving workplace models and changing business and customer needs," said Rob O'Regan, global director, content strategy, Foundry. "Importantly, this year's award winners are laser-focused on diversity initiatives to expand the IT talent pool and promote workplace diversity and inclusion."
About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.
About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top work environments for technology professionals by Foundry's Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, DEI, future of work, training and retention. In addition, the rankings are reviewed and vetted by a panel of industry experts.
Computerworld is the leading technology media brand empowering enterprise users and their managers, helping them create business advantage by skillfully exploiting today's abundantly powerful web, mobile, and desktop applications. Computerworld also offers guidance to IT managers tasked with optimizing client systems-and helps businesses revolutionize the customer and employee experience with new collaboration platforms. Computerworld's award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world's largest global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld is published by Foundry. Company information is available at www.foundryco.com (http://www.foundryco.com).