Fritz Mason, president and general manager of Georgia-Pacific Lumber

Timber Processing magazine has named Fritz Mason, president and general manager of Georgia-Pacific Lumber, as the 2020 Person of the Year. Mason is the 32nd annual recipient of the award, which has two primary criteria: leadership within one’s company and leadership in industry-at-large. His career in the lumber industry, which began in the Northwest, is spanning into its fifth decade.

The magazine will feature Mason in the next issue, due out in early February. The official presentation of the award will take place during the Timber Processing & Energy Expo in Portland, Oregon, September 30 to October 2.