Ken Shields

President & Chief Executive Officer at Conifex Timber Inc.

Ken Shields

Ken Shields

President & Chief Executive Officer at Conifex Timber Inc.

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Career Highlights

Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts
Conifex Timber Inc.
Conifex, Inc.

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Number of Boards

20

Birthday

1949

Age

72

Number of Awards

1

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Northern Development Initiative Trust

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Former Head-Institutional Equity Business at Raymond James Ltd. - Canada

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary at Conifex Timber Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at BC Hydro

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Former Director, Chief Financial Officer & Secretary at Conifex Timber Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Mercer International, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Canfor Corp.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Canfor Corp.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Canfor Corp.

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Secretary at Conifex Timber Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Conifex Timber Inc.
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Accounting Standards Oversight Council provides accounting services. The firm provides input to the AcSB and PSAB in terms of strategic direction and priority setting to ensure the boards consider the public interest. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2010 - Current

Conifex Timber, Inc. engages in the manufacture of structural grade dimension lumber and generation of bio-energy. Its activities include timber harvesting, reforestation, forest management, processing logs into lumber and wood chips, value added lumber finishing, and generation of electrical power. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Current

Conifex, Inc. produces softwood lumber and provides forestry services. The company was founded on June 8, 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Chief Executive Officer
1996 - 2006

Raymond James Ltd. operates as a full-service investment dealer. The firm operates under the divisions of personal investing and equity capital markets. Personal Investing offers solutions to individuals interested in ensuring income, asset growth, and retirement plans. Equity Capital Market provides expertise in investment banking, research, corporate finance, and institutional sales and trading. It caters to individual and institutional clients as well as corporate issuers. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered Vancouver, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

The British Columbia Lumber Trade Council is a private company headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The firm operates as a trade association.

Director
Prior - 2010

Raymond James Ltd. is a Canadian broker/dealer headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. The firm was founded in 1962 and they are ultimately owned by Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF), a Florida-based diversified holding company that provides financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities. Raymond James provides a full array of investment services to their retail and institutional clients. Their value-added approach, using macro research to compliment fundamental research is focused on four main industry sectors including industrials, consumer, real estate, natural resources and technology. In addition to covering many small- to mid-cap growth-oriented companies, their research team follows many of the major players in their covered sectors and supplements this full range of company-focused research with a variety of industry analyses.

Lead Independent Vice Chairman of the Board
2003 - 2012

Mercer's Core Purpose: Provider of fiber, renewable energy and chemicals, from sustainable sources, for essential human needs. Mercer is one of the world's largest producers of NBSK market pulp, by capacity. Producing approximately 1.525 ADMT annually between our three mills, Mercer serves customers in Asia, Europe and, North America. With some of the most modern facilities in the world, Mercer's mills in Canada and Germany have established a reputation for superior product, consistent quality and outstanding service. Our modern facilities mean low capital requirements, high efficiency, state-of-the-art environmental compliance and net energy producers.

Director
Current

The Council of Forest Industries is a Canadian nonprofit company located in Vancouver, BC, that produces softwood lumber, pulp and paper. Susan L. Yurkovich has been the CEO of the firm since 2015.

Chairman
1996 - 2006

Raymond James Ltd. operates as a full-service investment dealer. The firm operates under the divisions of personal investing and equity capital markets. Personal Investing offers solutions to individuals interested in ensuring income, asset growth, and retirement plans. Equity Capital Market provides expertise in investment banking, research, corporate finance, and institutional sales and trading. It caters to individual and institutional clients as well as corporate issuers. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered Vancouver, Canada.

Director
Prior

Business Council of British Columbia provides business solutions. The council acts as a venue where members, policy experts, elected officials and government decision makers addresses the problems and form solutions together. The council was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Conifex Timber Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
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