FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced the appointment of John Enlow as vice president, Southern Timberlands, effective Feb. 24. The role has been vacant since Rhonda Hunter left the position to become senior vice president, Timberlands in December of last year.
Enlow joins Weyerhaeuser from Rayonier, where he was director of that company's Atlantic and Northern timberlands regions.
"John has a real passion for achieving excellence and a proven track record in developing people," says Hunter. "He shares our company values and brings broad experience to this role, including forestry, business development, procurement, finance and sales. John will be an outstanding addition to our team and I look forward to the contributions he'll make on our journey to become truly great."
About John D. Enlow
John Enlow has been region director, Atlantic, at Rayonier since 2007, with responsibilities in the Northern region added in 2012. Prior to that role, he was manager, Business Development, from 2005 to 2007, procurement operations manager from 2001 to 2005, chip procurement manager from 1999 to 2001 and manager, Operations Analysis, from 1997 to 1999. Before joining Rayonier, he held roles in sales, finance and forestry at Union Camp Corporation. Enlow holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University and an MBA from Brenau University in Kings Bay, Ga. He also is a graduate of Wharton's Executive Strategy program.
Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, began operations in 1900. We own or control nearly 7 million acres of timberlands, primarily in the U.S., and manage another 14 million acres under long-term licenses in Canada. We manage these timberlands on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry standards. We are also one of the largest manufacturers of wood and cellulose fibers products, and we develop real estate, primarily as a builder of single-family homes. Our company is a real estate investment trust. In 2013, we generated $8.5 billion in sales and employed approximately 13,700 people who serve customers worldwide. We are listed on the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index. Our common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WY. Learn more at www.weyerhaeuser.com.
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