Canadian timber company names new CEO

Kevin Edgson

Eacom Timber Corp., a manufacturer and marketer of lumber related products in Eastern Canada, announced the appointment of Kevin Edgson as president and CEO, replacing CEO Rick Doman who will serve as chairman of the board of directors.

The move took effect Dec. 1.

In prepared statement, Doman said: "The board of directors of Eacom and I are very pleased to welcome Kevin to join the company as CEO. Kevin has been involved in the forest products industry for 27 years and is joining us after serving most recently as CFO of Millar Western Forest Products.”

Privately held Eacom owns eight sawmills, all located in eastern Canada.

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