Tolko Industries Ltd.

Tolko Industries Ltd.

August 02, 2006 12:33 ET

Tolko Announces General Manager, Sales & Marketing, Engineered Wood

VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 2, 2006) - Tolko Marketing and Sales Ltd. (TMS), subsidiary of Tolko Industries Ltd. (Tolko), today announced Jonathan Rogers has accepted the position of General Manager, Sales & Marketing, Engineered Wood Products, effective September 5, 2006.

Jonathan will be responsible for the sales and marketing of Tolko's engineered wood sector and will be instrumental in shaping the growth of the company's expanding suite of products.

For over twelve years Jonathan has been in sales and marketing management at LP Building Products. He has also had an executive leadership role in the engineered wood products (EWP) business, with the last six years as National Sales & Marketing Director. Jonathan holds an Honours Degree from Reading University, England.

"Jonathan's addition to the Tolko team comes at an exciting time in our company's development and we are pleased to bring his expertise on board," says Brad Thorlakson, TMS President. Tolko Industries Ltd., parent of TMS, announced last month a C$35 million I-joist project for a location yet to be set in western Canada and has a $250 million engineered wood products mill under construction near Slave Lake, Alberta.

Tolko Industries Ltd. (Tolko) is a Canadian owned, private forest company based in Vernon, British Columbia that manufactures and markets specialty forest products to world markets. With eighteen primary manufacturing Divisions and three sales offices across Western Canada, Tolko is a major producer and marketer of lumber, plywood, oriented strand board and kraft paper.

Contact Information

  • Tolko Industries Ltd.
    Charley Hampton
    General Manager, Corporate Services
    (250) 545-4411