SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2007--Plum Creek TimberCompany, Inc. (NYSE:PCL) has appointed Thomas M. Lindquist asexecutive vice president and chief operating officer. In his new role,he will oversee the sustainable management of the company's 8.2million acres of timberland, as well as its Real Estate andManufacturing segments. Lindquist will report to Rick R. Holley,president and chief executive officer.
"Tom joined Plum Creek in 2001 as executive vice president," saidRick Holley. "Since then, he has proven to be a dynamic leader andstrong contributor to our executive team. He has transformed thecompany's Real Estate segment from an emerging business to anestablished and continuously growing business that has achievedsignificant financial results for Plum Creek.
"Tom's appointment to this newly-created position of chiefoperating officer underscores our commitment to value maximization andwill ensure that we execute our strategies with a comprehensive viewof the value of all our assets."
Prior to joining Plum Creek, Lindquist was with Trammell CrowCompany where he held several roles in business development beforeadvancing to the position of executive vice president.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration,finance and marketing from the University of Washington, and a Masterof Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.
Plum Creek is the largest and most geographically diverse privatelandowner in the nation with more than 8 million acres of timberlandsin major timber producing regions of the United States and 10 woodproducts manufacturing facilities in the Northwest.
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