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Leadership Changes at Weyerhauser

 Wednesday, November 26, 2014

weyerhauserWeyerhaeuser Company has recently announced the appointments of Cathy Slater as senior vice president, Cellulose Fibers, and Adrian Blocker as senior vice president, Wood Products. Both changes are effective Jan. 1, 2015.


Slater, who currently leads the company’s Engineered Products and Distribution businesses and also has extensive experience in the Cellulose Fibers business, will succeed Shaker Chandrasekaran, who will retire early next year. Blocker will expand his current leadership of the company’s Lumber business to include OSB, Engineered Lumber Products and Distribution.


“Both Cathy and Adrian have proven their ability to drive operational excellence improvements to get results, and I look forward to the expertise and energy they will bring to their new roles,” said Doyle R. Simons, president and CEO. “I want to thank Shaker for the outstanding leadership he has demonstrated throughout his tenure in our Cellulose Fibers business, and we wish him well in his retirement.”

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