FEDERAL WAY, Wash., April 10 /CNW/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company announced
today that Norm Denney has been appointed Vice President, Canadian
Forestlands, effective immediately.
"I am very pleased that Norm has accepted this new responsibility in
leading our Canadian forestland operations and that he will join our
Timberlands Lead Team," said Mike Branson, Senior Vice President, Timberlands.
Weyerhaeuser manages Crown harvesting rights in British Columbia,
Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick.
Denney has over 35 years of experience in the Canadian forest industry,
most recently as Weyerhaeuser's Woodlands Manager for its Alberta Operations.
Prior to joining Weyerhaeuser in 1989, Denney held various forest management
positions with Swanson Lumber, Canfor and Pelican Spruce Mills.
Denney has a long record of industry and community service. He is past
President of the Alberta Forest Products Association, past Director of the
Registered Professional Foresters Association of Alberta, and Board member of
the Alberta Chamber of Resources.
Denney succeeds Tom Holmes who recently accepted a new position with
Weyerhaeuser as Vice President, Southern Timberlands.
Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY), one of the world's largest integrated
forest products companies, was incorporated in 1900. In 2006, sales were $24.8
billion ($21.9 billion US). It has offices or operations in 18 countries, with
customers worldwide. Weyerhaeuser is principally engaged in the growing and
harvesting of timber; the manufacture, distribution and sale of forest
products; and real estate construction, development and related activities.
Weyerhaeuser Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary, has Exchangeable
Shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol WYL. Additional
information about Weyerhaeuser's businesses, products and practices is
available at http://www.weyerhaeuser.com.
For more information contact:
Lawrence Pillon 604-661-8163
For further information:
For further information: Lawrence Pillon of Weyerhaeuser Company,
+1-604-661-8163 Web Site: http://www.weyerhaeuser.com/