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COFI Names New CEO

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 @ 10:06 AM

Prince George, B.C.- The Council of Forest  Industries has  selected a new CEO and President,  Susan Yurkovich.

Currently with BC Hydro  as the Executive Vice President responsible for  leading the development of the Site C  project., she  also  has  extensive experience in the forest industry having  spent ten years with Canfor, and  was that company’s Vice President of Corporate Affairs.

She   fills the void created  when James Gorman resigned from  COFI  earlier this year to  take on his new responsibilities as  Vice-President, Corporate and Government Relations  with West Fraser.

COFI Board Chair, Ted Seraphim  says COFI  is  “exceptionally pleased” that  Yurkovich  is   to lead the COFI team,  “Her experience at the highest levels of corporate management in both the forest sector and public sector will be of critical importance in shaping an exciting future for our industry and the employees and communities that depend upon it.”

Yurkovich will start her new  job at COFI  in mid September.




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