Daniel Kraft is President – International for the Kraft Group and serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of International Forest Products LLC (IFP), the Kraft Group’s international trading company that markets paper, pulp and solid wood products to more than 90 countries worldwide. Dan’s father, Robert, founded IFP in 1972 primarily as a trader/exporter of containerboard grades of paper. Dan assumed management responsibility of the company in 1997 and has expanded the company through diversification into various other forest product commodities and geographic regions. Today, IFP is one of the world’s largest trading companies.
Upon graduation from Tufts University in 1987, Dan worked as a research analyst, account executive and regional sales manager at TeleRep, one of the largest television station representatives in the country. In 1994, he joined the Kraft Sports Group as vice president of marketing, where he was responsible for all team and stadium sponsorship sales, broadcast rights, promotions, advertising and special events.
He is a founding member for Team IMPACT, Trustee Emeritus at Tufts University, a Trustee of The Rivers School and serves on the board of directors for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.