September October, 2004





Acrowood Promotes Smith
Acrowood’s Desmond Smith, promoted last fall to Vice President, Sales and Marketing, has been promoted again. The Everett, Wash. manufacturing firm promoted Smith to Vice President and General Manager. As Vice President of Sales and Marketing he directed sales and marketing activities, and the service and parts support functions of the company. As Vice President and General Manager he will continue in his sales and marketing roles while overseeing larger functions and direction of the company as well.

Hallco names Workentin
Hallco Manufacturing recently appointment Randy Workentin to Regional Sales Manager of Western Canada, Washington, Idaho and Montana. Randy comes to Hallco with over 30 years in the trucking industry. He owned Northwest Sawdust Company for 20 years using Live Floors trailers and dry vans. His vast trucking- trailer knowledge will be an enormous benefit to the company and its customers. Randy is looking forward to getting out and visiting customers and can be reached at 360-354-0478.

Moore VP for Volvo CE Rents
Barry Natwick, President & CEO, Volvo Construction Equipment Rents, Inc. appointed Martin Moore to the position of Vice President, North America Operations. Moore has more than twenty-three years experience in senior management positions engaged in service acquisitions, operations, sales, marketing and finance. He will be responsible for the overall operations for the Volvo CE Rents franchise program in North America.

PL Names Frost
In August, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation announced the retirement of Chairman and CEO Mark Suwyn and that Rick Frost, Executive Vice President, Commodity Products, Procurement and Engineering, would succeed him. "I am honored to lead this great group of talented people that are the backbone of LP's success," Rick commented. "I am confident that together we will build on the success started by Mark. He has been a great mentor and by involving me in so many operational and strategic decisions, he has prepared me well for my new responsibilities."

Terex Fuchs Names Zenor
Terex Fuchs announced the addition of Ryan Zenor to its sales team as Sales Specialist/Forestry Products. Zenor will handle the company’s complete line of forestry products. Prior to joining Terex Fuchs, Zenor was part of the Blount Inc. sales department for seven years. Zenor can be contacted at

LP Names Stanton Executive VP
Louisiana-Pacific named Harold Stanton executive vice president, specialty products and sales. Stanton will be responsible for overseeing all of LP's specialty building product segments including engineered wood products, composite wood, and plastic building products. He will also manage LP's corporate marketing and sales groups. Jeffrey Wagner will take over Stanton's former position as vice president, OSB.

Longview Fibre Promotions
There have been a number of significant changes at Longview Fibre Company. In May, Robert F. Roth was promoted to Manager, Washington Timberlands and Blake S. Rowe to Manager, Oregon Timberlands. "These newly-created positions are part of a restructuring of Longview Fibre’s timber department in an effort to further enhance our forest resources," says Wade C. Boyd, senior vice president-timber. "They are responsible for coordination of silviculture work, including reforestation; our Sustainable Forestry program; logging, log-quality control, roads maintenance/construction; our fish-wildlife protection; and regulatory compliance." Erik C. Lease was promoted to Manager of the Southwest Washington Tree Farm and is responsible for overseeing harvest operations, roads and regulatory compliance. Wesley E. Schlenker was promoted to Manager, Support Systems and David M. Devine to Manager, Reforestation for the company’s timberlands operations. Schlenker, among other things, will involve management of geographic information systems (GIS) and land surveys. Devine will oversee the reforestation program which includes planning on average 3.5 million multi-species trees annually.


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