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Jeff Floyd, Eric Larson, Rob Wigood, and Joe Ventimiglia Named Regional Vice Presidents, UCS Forest Group

General News

It is with great pleasure that we announce the following leadership appointments:  

  • Jeff Floyd – Vice President, Western Canada
  • Eric Larson – Vice President, Western USA
  • Rob Wigood – Vice President, Central and Eastern Canada & Northeast USA
  • Joe Ventimiglia – Vice President, Midwest & Lake States USA

Jeff, Eric, Rob and Joe bring extensive experience to these new roles, having spent their careers with UCS, spearheading regional growth, overseeing the expansion of our product offerings and implementing efficiencies to drive business forward.  

“The development of the regional Vice President roles within our organization speaks to our continued commitment to Delivering the Difference to our customers today and tomorrow,” said Bryan Hoyt, President of UCS Forest Group. “All four of these leaders have been instrumental in the growth and development of our business and will provide tremendous benefit as we seek new opportunities for expansion and collaboration.”

Jeff Floyd – Vice President, Western Canada

Jeff joined the business in 1995 and grew the Calgary Division to become the leading distributor in Alberta. In this new role, Jeff will oversee Western Canadian operations, looking for ways to strengthen our service offering to our customers across the region.

Eric Larson – Vice President, Western USA

Eric joined UCS Forest Group in 1993 and has played an instrumental role in the growth of the business through the Mountain States, including Salt Lake City and St. George, Utah, Denver, Colorado and Boise, Idaho. Eric’s focus will be to continue to find business synergies, while bolstering service to our customers throughout the Western US.

Rob Wigood – Vice President, Central and Eastern Canada & Northeast USA

Rob joined UCS Forest Group in 2004 and has spent the last four years leading the Ontario division, introducing an array of new products and expanding market coverage into New York State. Rob will continue to drive our organic growth while building out market opportunities throughout Ontario and New York.  

Joe Ventimiglia – Vice President, Midwest & Lake States USA

Joe has been with UCS Forest Group since 2001 and led significant growth across the Midwest. Joe will continue to look for ways to build business opportunities for our customers throughout the Midwest and Lake States.  

Delivering the Difference is our living commitment to our purpose, vision and values. The development of these new roles will help to support this commitment and our continued growth well into the future.

Source: Upper Canada Forest Products Ltd.