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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT.TO)

Toronto Stock Exchange - Toronto Stock Exchange Delayed Price. Currency in CAD
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61.48-0.43 (-0.69%)
At close: 4:42PM EDT

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

858 Beatty Street
Suite 501
Vancouver, BC V6B 1C1

SectorBasic Materials
Full Time Employees7,800

Key Executives

Mr. Edward R. SeraphimCEO, Pres & DirectorN/AN/A58
Mr. Raymond W. FerrisChief Operating Officer and Exec. Vice-PresN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Christopher D. McIverVice-Pres of Sales and MarketingN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Sean P. McLarenVice-Pres of U.S. Lumber837.62kN/AN/A
Mr. Christopher A. Virostek HBBA, CA, CPACFO & VP of Fin.N/AN/A44
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CAD.


West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. produces and sells lumber, panels, and pulp and paper in western Canada and the southern United States. The company offers spruce/pine/fir and southern yellow pine lumber, as well as newsprint, wood chips, and lignin. It also provides treated wood, medium density fiberboard panels, laminated veneer lumber panels, and plywood; northern bleached softwood Kraft pulp used to produce various paper products, including printing and writing papers, specialty grades, and various tissue products; and bleached chemical thermo-mechanical pulp that is used to produce coated board grades, printing and writing paper, and paper towel/napkin grades, as well as specialty papers and tissue grades. The company was founded in 1955 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

Corporate Governance

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.