West Fraser announced that Larry Hughes will retire as Vice President, Finance and CFO at the end of March 2017. Chris Virostek will become Vice President, Finance and CFO upon Mr. Hughes’ retirement.
Virostek is a Chartered Professional Accountant, CA and has held a number of senior financial roles at Masonite International Corporation since 2002, most recently as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development.Mr. Hughes will remain with the Company until the end of June 2017 to assist with the transition process and thereafter may provide advisory services to West Fraser’s management.
West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips and energy with facilities in western Canada and the southern United States.