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Jim Porter Inducted into ICPF's Circle of Distinguished Leaders

Friday, May 4, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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The evening of Tuesday, May 1, 2018 during the annual meeting of FBA and the day of the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation’s (ICPF) spring Board meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, Jim Porter (WestRock President of Business Development and Latin America) was inducted as the 24th member of the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's Circle of Distinguished Leaders. Through the assistance provided to ICPF by WestRock, the corrugated packaging industry and Jim's family, the lifetime recognition was received as a total surprise to Jim.


The Circle of Distinguished Leaders honors exceptional visionaries whose energy and talent have moved the industry forward in remarkable ways. These leaders are recognized for demonstrating a strong commitment to the continuing success of the global corrugated packaging industry. 


Jim was nominated for induction by firms that made donations in his name to support ICPF. To date, these include WestRock, Akers Packaging Service, Buckeye Corrugated, Inc., Central Package & Display, Gerber Technology, Great Northern Corporation, Green Bay Packaging, Greif, Jamestown Container, Landaal Packaging, Liberty Diversified International, Menasha, Pacific Southwest Container, Pratt Industries, Schwarz Partners, Sumter Packaging, FBA, AICC, AF&PA.


Those who wish to join in recognizing Jim with a donation can make a check payable to ICPF, and mail it to the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation, 113 S. West Street, 3rd Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314. (Please place “Jim Porter” in the check’s note margin.)  Donations are fully tax deductible and support the Circle of Distinguished Leaders program and ICPF's educational initiatives for the corrugated packaging industry. Jim will be provided a list of donors.  For more information on ICPF's Circle of Distinguished Leaders, contact, call 703.549.8580 or visit