Mr. Fillinger has been the President & Chief Executive Officer of Interfor since January 2020. Since joining Interfor in 2005 as General Manager, Interior Operations, he has accepted progressively senior roles with the Company. Mr. Fillinger was appointed SVP & Head of Operations in December 2015 with responsibility for all of the Company’s manufacturing, woodlands, timber procurement and capital projects activities. He was appointed SVP & Chief Operating Officer in February 2018. He has more than 30 years of experience in the lumber industry, including at Pacific Forest Products, Riverside Forest Products and Canadian Forest Products.
Mr. Fillinger holds a Master of Business Administration from Athabasca University and a Diploma in Wood Products Engineering from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.