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