Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> March 11, 2002

Paul Mcelligott – Timberwest Forest Corporation (twf.un:tse)

PAUL J. MCELLIGOTT became President and CEO of TimberWest Forest Corp. in January 2001. A TimberWest Director since 1997, Mr. McElligott had been President and CEO of British Columbia's BC Rail Group of Companies since 1989. Mr. McElligott has extensive experience in BC's real estate, rail transportation and deep sea port terminal operations sectors. Prior to joining BC Rail, he was President of Voyageur Enterprises Ltd., North America's third largest inter-city bus company. Mr. McElligott is on the Boards of the Council of Forest Industries, the Coast Forest and Lumber Association and the Canada-Japan Society. Mr. McElligott holds a BA degree from Sir George Williams University and an MBA in Marketing from Concordia University. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief overview of the history and evolution

of TimberWest Forest Corporation?

Mr. McElligott: TimberWest's current asset base is comprised largely of

the coastal