International Paper John Dillon Park

John Dillon Park

John Dillon Bio


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John Dillon and Billy Searles at Park Grand Opening Event

John T. Dillon is the retired chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper (1996–2003). Dillon was born in 1938 in Schroon Lake, New York. He earned an AAS in Pre-professional Forestry from Paul Smith’s College in 1958, a BA from the University of Hartford in 1965 and an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1971. He joined International Paper in 1965 as a sales trainee. He became President and COO in 1995 and Chairman and CEO in 1996. He held these positions until he retired in 2003. Prior to his appointment as Chairman and CEO, Dillon served as President and Chief Operation Officer of International Paper.  Dillon also serves as a director on other corporate boards, including: Caterpillar Inc. since 1997, DuPont since 2004, Kellogg Co. and Vertis. He is the Vice Chairman of Evercore Capital Partners.  He is also a member of The Business Council. Dillon is a former chairman of The Business Roundtable and American Forest and Paper Association, was a member of the President’s Advisory Council on Trade Policy and Negotiations and served as chairman of the National Council on Economic Education.

It is this connection that brought Paul Smith’s College and International Paper together to build and then manage John Dillon Park

THE PARK WILL OPERATE FROM MAY 31 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1

For questions call (518) 524-6226 or email dillonpark@paulsmiths.edu

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RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR OVERNIGHT CAMPING. RESERVATIONS OPEN!

International Paper-John Dillon Park
2150 Tupper Road
Long Lake, NY 12847


 

INTERNATIONAL PAPER-JOHN DILLON PARK | LONG LAKE, NY

International Paper-John Dillon Park is an accessible wilderness facility located in the beautiful Adirondacks of northern New York. We provide fully accessible trails, lean-tos and other services to accommodate all types of disabilities. Stop by the park today and see how the team of Paul Smith College and International Paper have made this idea a reality.

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