EDMONTON, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Board of Directors of Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. ("Millar Western"), President and CEO J. Craig Armstrong has announced the appointment of Mr. David Anderson to the position of Vice-President, Finance and Business Development, effective immediately.
Mr. Anderson has held progressively senior positions with Millar Western since joining the company in 2005. During his 15-year career in the forest industry, he has garnered operations, marketing and business development expertise encompassing both company product lines, lumber and pulp, and spanning domestic and international marketplaces. In his new role, Mr. Anderson will take on senior responsibility for Millar Western's financial planning, management and reporting activities.
In making the announcement, Mr. Armstrong stated, "Millar Western's owners, board and executive are very pleased to be making this appointment from within the ranks of our organization. We are confident Dave's broad-based industry experience, thorough understanding of our company and business, and proven analytical skills and strategic planning capability will continue to serve us very well in the years ahead."
About Millar Western
Millar Western is an integrated forest products company based in Alberta, Canada, that produces hardwood and softwood bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp and softwood lumber. Millar Western is Alberta's largest privately held forest products company, one of the lowest-cost lumber producers in North America and among the lowest-cost market high-yield pulp producers in the world.
SOURCE: Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.
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