James Hannan

CSUEB alumnus James Hannan s CEO and president of Georgia Pacific.

Alumnus and Georgia Pacific CEO included on Top Business Leaders list

  • December 21, 2010 5:42am

Irish America magazine has included Cal State East Bay alumnus James Hannan on their 2010 Top 100 Business Leaders list. The publication celebrates Irish-American corporate successes and profiles business leaders proud of their Irish heritage. 

Hannan is CEO and president of Georgia Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. He is a fourth-generation Irish American. His great-great-grandmother came to the U.S. in the mid-1800s from County Cork.  Hannan earned his bachelor in business administration from CSUEB.

Congrats, Jim!

Read Irish America article.

View Hannan's profile on Georgia Pacific Web site.


California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.

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