Executive

Henry (Hank) Ketcham
Chairman

Henry (Hank) Ketcham

Chairman

Hank Ketcham is the Chairman of West Fraser.

Hank started with West Fraser in 1973 and worked in various mill level and management positions.  In 1985 he was elected President and Chief Executive Officer and in 1996 he was elected Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Hank was appointed Executive Chairman in March of 2013 and in April 2016, Hank relinquished the executive position and was designated Chairman of the Board.

Hank serves on various boards including the B.C. Jobs and Investment Board, Business Council of British Columbia, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), Softwood Lumber Board, Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and was the former Chairman of the Council of Forest Industries (COFI).  Mr. Ketcham is also a Director of the Toronto Dominion Bank.

Edward (Ted) Seraphim
President and Chief Executive Officer

Edward (Ted) Seraphim

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ted Seraphim is the President and Chief Executive Officer of West Fraser.

Ted joined West Fraser in 1997. In his fifteen years with the Company, he has held the positions of Vice-President, Pulp & Paper Sales, Vice-President, Pulp & Paper and Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer.  Ted assumed the role of President and Chief Operating Officer in 2012 and became President and Chief Executive Officer in 2013.

Ted holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Accountant.

Raymond Ferris
Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer

Raymond Ferris

Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer
Larry Hughes
Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Larry Hughes

Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Sean McLaren
Vice-President, U.S. Lumber

Sean McLaren

Vice-President, U.S. Lumber
Chuck Watkins
Chuck Watkins
Vice-President, U.S. Lumber Manufacturing

Chuck Watkins

Vice-President, U.S. Lumber Manufacturing
Brian Balkwill
Brian Balkwill
Vice-President, Canadian Lumber

Brian Balkwill

Vice-President, Canadian Lumber
Keith Carter
Keith Carter
Vice-President, Pulp and Energy Operations

Keith Carter

Vice-President, Pulp and Energy Operations
Larry Gardner
Larry Gardner
Vice-President, Canadian Woodlands

Larry Gardner

Vice-President, Canadian Woodlands
Christopher McIver
Vice-President, Sales and Marketing

Christopher McIver

Vice-President, Sales and Marketing
James Gorman
James Gorman
Vice-President, Corporate and Government Relations

James Gorman

Vice-President, Corporate and Government Relations
Rodger Hutchinson
Vice-President, Corporate Controller and Investor Relations

Rodger Hutchinson

Vice-President, Corporate Controller and Investor Relations