OneFortyOne announces Executive General Manager, Wood Products Australia

OneFortyOne has announced the appointment of Mike Bloomfield to the newly created Executive General Manager Wood Products Australia role.

Bloom field has held the position of General Manager Sales and Marketing at OneFortyOne since 2017. In this time, he has had a significant impact on the growth of OneFortyOne’s Wood Products business in domestic and international markets.

His strong commercial successes complement extensive operational leadership. In addition to Bloomfield’s nine years in the wood products industry, he also has a decade’s worth of experience leading a large Ready-mix concrete business, responsible for performance, people, capital projects and safety.

In making the announcement, Acting CEO Peter Brydon said “This appointment comes at an important time for us. OneFortyOne’s Australian Wood Products business is now of a scale that we have appointed a senior executive to bring together the operational, sales and transport parts of the business”.

“Mike has delivered outstanding business performance and customer focus whilst navigating significant levels of complexity in recent years, managing pandemic and supply chain elements. In his new role Mike will bring commercial and operational expertise to ensure Wood Products Australia continues to operate consistently, delivering high quality products.

Mike Bloomfield said “The Wood Products operations, transport and sales teams have dealt with many market pressures, through it all reliably delivering high quality products to our customers.

It’s an honour to be given the opportunity to lead the Wood Products Australia team and I look forward to working with them.”

Nigel Boyd, General Manager Jubilee Sawmill

At this time, also announced is Nigel Boyd in the role of General Manager of Jubilee Sawmill. Boyd started his career in the timber industry in 1992 as an apprentice Saw Doctor. He has worked across optimisation and leadership functions in progressively more senior roles. He has been Jubilee’s Production Manager since 2018.

Brydon said “Nigel brings a strong combination of operational expertise and outstanding leadership culture. We welcome Nigel to the role.”

About OneFortyOne

OneFortyOne is a trans-Tasman business that owns and manages softwood plantation forests and operates sawmills in Australia and New Zealand

About OneFortyOne Wood Products

Jubilee Sawmill in Mount Gambier, South Australia is a historic fixture of the community and is one of Australia’s most progressive, productive, and efficient mills.

Employing over 300 people from the local area, they produce structural framing, framing, outdoor treated timber, and roundwood posts.

The Marketing and Sales team is located in Box Hill, Melbourne and in Adelaide South Australia. The team supports a range of customers including major hardware retailers and international markets.

Photo: Mike Bloomfield, Executive General Manager Wood Products Australia   (main) Nigel Boyd, General Manager Jubilee Sawmill


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