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Jim Porter Inducted Into ICPF’s Circle of Distinguished Leaders

By AICC Staff

July 30, 2018

During the recent annual meeting of the Fibre Box Association (FBA) and the ICPF’s Spring Board meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., Jim Porter, president of business development and Latin America at WestRock, was inducted as the 24th member of ICPF’s Circle of Distinguished Leaders.

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 firms include WestRock, Akers Packaging Service, Buckeye Corrugated Inc., Central Package & Display, Gerber Technology, Great Northern Corp., Green Bay Packaging, Greif, Jamestown Container, Landaal Packaging, Liberty Diversified International, Menasha, Pacific Southwest Container, Pratt Industries, Schwarz Partners, Sumter Packaging, FBA, AICC, and AF&PA.

Those who wish to join in honoring Jim with a donation can make a check payable to ICPF and mail it to:

International Corrugated Packaging Foundation

113 S. West St., 3rd Floor

Alexandria, VA 22314

Please write “Jim Porter” in the check’s note margin. Donations are fully tax-deductible and support ICPF’s educational initiatives for the corrugated packaging industry. Jim will be provided a list of donors at the AICC fall meeting in Indianapolis.

For more information on nominating a candidate for ICPF’s Circle of Distinguished Leaders, contact, call 703-549-8580, or visit

width=150Richard Flaherty is president of the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation.