Friday, April 3, 2015
Rayonier announced that the nomination of Bernard Lanigan, Jr. and Andrew G. Wiltshire to the board of directors for election as its annual meeting of shareholders scheduled for May 14, 2015. The other nominees include seven current members of the board.
“We are excited to announce the nomination of Bernie Lanigan and Andy Wiltshire to our board,” said Richard D. Kincaid, Rayonier’s Chairman. “They will bring considerable timberland investment expertise, forest products industry perspective, and public company board experience to join an already highly accomplished and experienced board.” He added.
Mr. Lanigan founded and has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Southeast Asset Advisors, Inc., a registered investment advisor and wealth management company, since 1991. He also founded and has served as Chairman of Lanigan & Associates, P.C., a certified public accounting and consulting firm, since 1974. Mr. Lanigan previously served on the board of directors of Texas Industries, Inc. (NYSE), and currently serves on the boards of directors of Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE) and various private companies and foundations. Mr. Lanigan has leadership experience with large, complex and diverse organizations, a strong background in financial.
Mr. Wiltshire is Managing Director and Head of Alternative Assets at the Harvard Management Company, the investment management company that is responsible for managing Harvard University’s endowment and related financial assets. In this role, he is accountable for Harvard’s private equity, real estate, hedge fund and natural resource portfolios. Mr. Wiltshire was previously a senior manager at GMO Renewable Resources LLC, a global timber investment management organization, and prior to such time was employed by Rayonier.
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