Kevin Edgson

President & Chief Executive Officer at EACOM Timber Corp.

Kevin Edgson

Kevin Edgson

President & Chief Executive Officer at EACOM Timber Corp.

Biography

Kevin Edgson is Chairman of Forest Products Association of Canada and President & Chief Executive Officer of EACOM Timber Corp. Mr. Edgson is also on the board of Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc., FPInnovations and TECTERRA, Inc. In his past career Mr. Edgson held the position of CFO, VP, Head-Financial & Investor Relations at Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. Mr. Edgson received an undergraduate degree from the University of Victoria and an MBA from the University of Alberta.

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Career Highlights

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.
EACOM Timber Corp.

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198

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5

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Vice Chairman at Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Canfor Corp.

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Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain for Canfor & Canfor Pulp at Canfor Corp.

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Vice President, Corporate & Government Relations at West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Forest Products Association of Canada

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Executive Vice President, President-Specialty Cellulose & Chemical Group at Rayonier A.M. Canada Industries, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Mercer International, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at TECTERRA, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at EACOM Timber Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at EACOM Timber Corp.
Education

The University of Victoria offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students. Dynamic, hands-on learning, research that makes a vital impact, and discovery and innovation in Canada’s most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can’t be found anywhere else.

The University of Alberta (also known as U of A and UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act. The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, the Augustana Campus in Camrose, and a staff centre in downtown Calgary. The original north campus consists of 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries participate in 400 programs in 18 faculties. The University of Alberta is a major economic driver in Alberta. The university's impact on the Alberta economy is an estimated $12.3 billion annually, or five per cent of the province's gross domestic product. The university has been recognized by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings as one of the top five universities in Canada and one of the top 100 universities worldwide. According to the 2014 QS World University Rankings, the top Faculty Area at the University of Alberta is Arts and Humanities (ranked 89th in the world), and the top-ranked Subject is English Language and Literature (22nd in the world). The University of Alberta is also a leading institution for the study of Ukraine and is home to the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies. The University of Alberta has graduated more than 275,000 alumni, including Governor General Roland Michener; Prime Minister Joe Clark; Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin; Alberta premiers Peter Lougheed, Dave Hancock, Jim Prentice and Rachel Notley; Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Nobel laureate Richard E. Taylor. The university is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2013 - Current

EACOM Timber Corp. engages in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of lumber and wood-based value-added products, and the management of forest resources. It offers stud grade lumber, dimension lumber, machine-stress rated lumber, specialty lumber and engineered woods. The company was founded by Hassan Salari on April 2, 1980 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Head-Financial & Investor Relations
1991 - Prior

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. manufactures pulp and lumber products. It also produces kiln-dried dimension lumber from spruce, pine and fir for the residential and commercial construction industries. The company was founded by James William Millar in 1906 and is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.

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Kevin Edgson is affiliated with EACOM Timber Corp., Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.

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