Henry (Hank) Ketcham
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
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.