Mr. Davies has been the President of Interfor since 1998 and Chief Executive Officer since 2000. Prior to joining the Company in 1998, Mr. Davies was a Vice President of an investment banking firm specializing in forest products transactions and activities, a principal in an independent forest products company and held senior positions in two other large forest products companies. He is the Chair of the B.C. Lumber Trade Council and First Vice-Chair of the Softwood Lumber Board. He is also a director of the Binational Softwood Lumber Council and the Canadian Lumber Trade Alliance. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Victoria and a M.Sc. in Forestry Economics from the University of British Columbia.
Member of the Environmental & Safety Committee and the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee.
Mr. Herbert is currently a corporate director with over 47 years of experience in the pulp and paper industry. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Herbert was the Chief Executive Officer of Ilim Group, Russia’s largest forest pulp & paper company. From 2003 to 2007, he was Senior Vice President of Global Strategic Initiatives for International Paper. Prior thereto, he held various senior executive positions with International Paper, including Senior Vice President, Printing and Communications, President of International Paper Europe and Vice President Engineering & Manufacturing. He is currently a director of Ilim Timber Group in Russia. He holds a degree in Engineering from East London Polytechnic University and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.
Chair of the Environmental & Safety Committee and Member of the Audit Committee.
Ms. Hull is a Corporate Director. From 2011 to 2015, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at Peabody Energy Corporation, a private-sector coal company. She was responsible for global oversight of Peabody’s engineering, environmental, health & safety and supply chain management functions. Prior to joining Peabody in 2007, she held numerous management, engineering and operations positions with Rio Tinto and its affiliates, lastly as COO of the Kennecott Utah Copper business. Prior thereto, she spent 12 years with Mobil Mining and Minerals, and Mobil Chemical Company. She is a member of the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources Council. She also serves on the Advisory Board for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Civil Eng.) from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. She is a member of Women Corporate Directors.
Member of the Management Resources & Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee.
Mr. Lynch is currently President & CEO of Dieffenbacher USA, Inc., a manufacturer and designer of press and forming systems. Prior thereto he provided consulting services to Dieffenbacher. From 1993 to 2010, he was an Executive Vice President and director of Grant Forest Products Inc. (and its predecessor), a producer of OSB and engineered wood products. Mr. Lynch holds a LL.B from Osgoode Law School and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Chair of the Management Resources & Compensation Committee and Member of the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee.
Mr. MacDougall is a Corporate Director. From 2006 until his retirement in 2014, he was the Vice Chair of Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., an asset management firm. From 1986 to 2014, he was a partner at Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Partnership and Director, Head of Portfolio Strategy Team and Head of Client Solutions Team of Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. Mr. MacDougall is a Director of Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group, past Chair of the Vancouver Foundation, as well as the Chair of the British Columbia Immigrant Investment Fund. He previously served as lead director for Intrawest Corporation. Mr. MacDougall holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University), Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the University of Virginia and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
Chair of the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee and Member of the Audit Committee.
Mr. McMillan is an independent business consultant. From 1998 until his retirement in 2002, he was Executive Vice President - Wood Products Group of Willamette Industries Inc., a forest products company. Over the years, he has served as a director of Forest Express, Inc. and has been associated with numerous industry association boards including the American Plywood Association, National Particleboard Association, Particleboard and MDF Institute, Southern Forest Products Association, Western Wood Products Association, National Association of Lumber Wholesalers and the American Forest and Paper Association. He has a B.Sc. in Accounting/Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University.
Member of the Audit Committee and the Environmental & Safety Committee.
Mr. Milroy is currently a director of Restaurant Brands International and has served on that board since December 2014. Previously, Mr. Milroy served on the board of Tim Hortons Inc. from August 2013 to December 2014. He is currently Managing Director, Generation Capital Limited, a private investment company and the President of a family holding company. Mr. Milroy retired from BMO Financial Group in January 2015. He acted as senior advisor to the CEO of BMO Financial Group from November 2014 to January 2015. From March 2008 to October 2014, Mr. Milroy served as CEO of BMO Capital Markets, where he was responsible for all of BMO Financial Group’s businesses involving corporate, institutional and government clients globally. Over the course of 21 years with BMO, Mr. Milroy held progressively senior positions within the investment banking group. From August 1988 to June 1993, Mr. Milroy worked in the Mergers and Acquisition group of a U.S. investment banking firm in New York and Toronto. Prior to that, he spent a year with a Canadian investment banking firm. He began his career practicing securities law in a Toronto-based law firm.
Mr. Milroy holds a Bachelor of Law and Master of Law from Cambridge University, an LLB from Dalhousie University, and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University. He has also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Mr. Milroy is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Ms. Platt is a Corporate Director. Ms. Platt is currently a non-executive director of CRH plc (LSE: CRH, ISE: CRG, NYSE: CRH) and has served on that board since January 2017. From 2014 to 2016, she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Finning International Inc. (TSX: FTT) with global responsibility for human resources, talent development and corporate communications. Previously, she held a number of senior leadership positions in a variety of industries, geographies and roles, including human resources, corporate affairs and strategy. Prior to joining Finning, Ms. Platt was Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Corporate Affairs at Aviva, a multinational insurance company. She served as Vice President, Human Resources Planning and Development for Hudson’s Bay Company and Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Human Resources for Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System.
Ms. Platt holds a Bachelor of Arts (English) from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Education from the University of Toronto.
Member of the Management Resources & Compensation Committee and the Environment & Safety Committee.
Mr. Sauder is the Chairman of Hardwoods Distribution Inc., a distributor of wood products, and Chairman of Metrie Canada Ltd. (formerly Sauder Industries Limited), a manufacturer and distributor of building products. He is a member of the World Presidents Organization, a member of Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Police Foundation and a member of the Faculty Advisory Board at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.
Chair of the Audit Committee and Member of the Management Resources & Compensation Committee.
Mr. Whitehead is a corporate director. From 2008 to 2016 Mr. Whitehead was Board Chair and from 2000 to 2008, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Finning International Inc. (TSX: FTT). Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Whitehead held a number of senior executive positions with Fletcher Challenge Canada, including President and Chief Executive Officer, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of the Crown Packaging Division. Mr. Whitehead is a director of Finning, Belkorp Industries Inc. and Kal Tire. Previously, he served as director of Inmet Mining Corporation, Ballard Power Systems Inc., Terasen Inc., Fletcher Challenge Canada, Finlay Forest Industries and Timberwest Forest Limited. Mr. Whitehead holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree (Civil Engineering) from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.