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West Fraser Announces Senior Leadership Changes

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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser” or the “Company”) announced  the following management changes:

-Sean McLaren, currently the Company’s President, Solid Wood, will become the Company’s Chief Operating Officer,

-Kevin Burke, currently the Company’s Vice-President, North American Engineered Wood Products and Renewable Energy, will become the Company’s Senior Vice-President, Wood Products,

-Keith Carter, currently the Company’s Vice-President, Western Canada Operations, will become the Company’s Senior Vice-President, Western Canada, and

-Alan McMeekin, currently the Company’s Vice-President, European Engineered Wood Products, will become the Company’s Senior Vice-President, Europe.

“These changes further strengthen our management capacity and prepare us for continued success. I am delighted that each of these senior leaders has agreed to take on additional responsibilities within the Company,” said Ray Ferris, President and Chief Executive Officer.

About West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe.  From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, the Company produces lumber, engineered wood products (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, and particleboard), pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals and renewable energy.  West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodelling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and box materials.


Robert B. Winslow – Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Development – – (416) 777-4426

Source: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.