Ainsworth Lumber has appointed Chris Davies as chief financial officer (CFO). He succeeds Robert Allen, who has left the company.
Previously, Davies served as vice president, finance and CFO of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) information products division. In addition to his nine-year tenure at MDA, he spent 16 years with KPMG’s Vancouver office, focusing on British Columbia’s forestry sector. Davies is a qualified ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 certification specialist and has performed numerous certifications of forestry operations and pulp and paper mills.
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