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Conifex Announces McLellan As President, COO

Conifex Timber Inc. has announced that Andrew McLellan has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.

As President, McLellan will lead Conifex’s business units and pursue value-added opportunities in fiber procurement, lumber manufacturing and marketing, green power generation, and other complementary businesses. Andrew retains responsibility for forest sustainability, safety, and environmental compliance, and will continue to report to Ken Shields, Chairman and CEO.

McLellan has over 25 years of experience in various leadership roles within Canada and internationally in a variety of industries including energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, and forestry. Prior to joining Conifex in 2016, he served as Vice-President and Co-Founder of a successful engineering and project management consulting firm focused on developing clean and renewable energy projects.

McLellan is a Registered Professional Forester, member of the Forest Professionals BC having begun his forestry career in Prince George, BC in 1997 with Northwood Pulp and Timber which was later acquired by Canfor Corp. in 1999.

Ken Shields comments, “Conifex is becoming recognized as a leader in the forest products sector in northeastern British Columbia, and it continues to be my privilege to help build and work with our team of dedicated professionals, led by Andrew and recently appointed Chief Financial Officer Trevor Pruden.”

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