Hardwoods Appoints Jim Macaulay to Board of Directors

TRADING SYMBOL: Toronto Stock Exchange – HWD

LANGLEY, BC, Aug. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Hardwoods Distribution Inc. ("Hardwoods" or the "Company") today announced that Jim Macaulay has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. 

Mr. Macaulay has over 20 years of experience in leading growth oriented companies.  He has occupied several senior positions at multiple companies including Steelcase, Inc. and Carlson Companies.  Mr. Macaulay has experience serving on a board of directors and he is currently the Chief Financial Officer at The Marvin Companies, a group of companies specializing in the construction of windows and doors.   He received his Master of Management with concentrations in Finance and Management Policy from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. In his career Mr. Macaulay has also served as Vice President of Supply Chain Management, Global Procurement Officer, and Vice President of Corporate Strategy.

Lawrence Sauder, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Company, commented, "We are very pleased to be adding Jim to the Board.  Jim's expertise in finance, strategy and supply chain management in U.S. markets will be very valuable to the Board given the Company's growth plans."

About Hardwoods Distribution Inc.

Hardwoods is North America's largest distributor of high-grade hardwood lumber, sheet goods, architectural millwork and non-structural architectural grade building products to the residential and commercial construction markets. The Company operates a North American network of 62 distribution centres, as well as 1 sawmill and kiln drying operation.

SOURCE Hardwoods Distribution Inc.

For further information: Faiz Karmally, Chief Financial Officer, Phone: (604) 881-1982; Email: fkarmally@hardwoods-inc.com; Website: http://www.hardwoods-inc.com


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