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BATHSHEBA SAMS

VICE PRESIDENT HUMAN RESOURCES at International Paper

 

Bathsheba joined the forest products industry over 37 years ago after graduating from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.  She has held various positions in engineering, manufacturing, business and corporate human resources. 

Bathsheba is currently Vice President Human Resources, Industrial Packaging the Americas, at International Paper Company.      

Bathsheba is an alumni of Leadership Memphis, 2004.  She is the 2016 recipient of the Girls Inc. SMART award and recognized in 2017, by the Memphis Business Journal as a “Super Woman in Business”.  She currently serves as chair of the board for NEXUS (mentoring leadership organization), executive board member for the National Civil Rights Museum, board member for Memphis in May and Memphis Tourism, North Carolina A&T Business School Executive Advisory Board, University of South Carolina MHR Program Strategic Advisory Board, University of Mississippi Engineering Advisory Board, and University of Mississippi Alumni Association Board of Directors.