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Duncan Davies joins Pinnacle’s board of directors


April 22, 2020
By Pinnacle Renewable Energy

Pinnacle Renewable Energy today announced the appointment of Duncan Davies to the company’s board of directors, effective April 21, 2020.

From 2000 to 2019 Davies served as the president and chief executive officer of Interfor Corporation, a growth-oriented forest products company with operations in Canada and the United States. In his role he led the transformation of Interfor from a small regional producer, located primarily on the B.C. Coast, into one of the largest lumber companies in the world.

“Duncan is a seasoned leader with extensive knowledge and experience in the international forest products market,” commented Gregory Baylin, chair of the board. “He has had an accomplished career, is well respected in the industry and we welcome his wealth of strategic, governance, and financial leadership to further broaden the board.”

Davies currently serves as the vice chair of the Binational Softwood Lumber Council. He was previously co-chair of the B.C. Lumber Trade Council and the Canadian Lumber Trade Alliance and a director of the Council of Forest Industries of B.C. He was also one of the founding members of the Softwood Lumber Board.

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Davies holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of Victoria and a Master of Science (Forestry Economics) from the University of British Columbia.