Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 35, Large

International Paper

Memphis, Tenn. [South Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

This Memphis-based global manufacturing company supports employee development through numerous avenues, including training, mentoring, stretch assignments, job swaps, international assignments, leadership roles in company-sponsored charity events, and participation in professional organizations. IT staffers can showcase their accomplishments to the CIO, their peers and other senior IT leaders in regular "play to win" sessions. Additionally, the CIO recognizes notable achievements by presenting individuals with Key Driver awards.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 35,986

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,026

IT employee turnover in 2014: 5%

IT promotions in 2014: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $886