International Paper's Kally Hodgson Recognized As Recipient of Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award

Jan 6, 2022 10:40 AM ET
Kally Hodgson

Kally Hodgson, vice president, Global Sourcing, is being recognized by The Manufacturing Institute - MI as a recipient of the ninth-annual Women in Manufacturing Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Ahead award.

The STEP Ahead Award honors women at all manufacturing levels who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their careers. 

About International Paper

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging and pulp products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue, and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. and employ approximately 38,000 colleagues. Net sales for 2020 were $21 billion*. For more information about International Paper, our products, and global citizenship efforts, please visit

*Inclusive of our former pulp and paper mill in Kwidzyn, Poland, which was sold on August 6, 2021, and our former global papers business, which became a standalone, publicly traded company on October 1, 2021.