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Coast Forest Congratulates Karen Brandt, Interfor Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

Coast Forest Products Association would like to take this opportunity to offer its sincere congratulations to Karen Brandt for the recent announcement regarding her newly created appointment as Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability at Interfor Corporation.

In her new role, Ms. Brandt will be working closely with the members of Interfor’s senior management group to design, develop and implement programs to advance the company’s business objectives and brand. Since joining the company in 2012, Ms. Brandt has played a key role in its repositioning, serving initially as Director, Strategic Forestry Initiatives with Interfor’s Coastal Woodlands Operations and then as Director, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications. Just last year, she took on a new role as Director, Economic Partnerships & Sustainability where she led business activity development with First Nations in British Columbia.

Ms. Brandt has more than 20 years of public affairs experience including time with the BC Ministry of Forests, Forestry Innovation Investment and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). She has a degree in Journalism and Political Science from Carleton University.

Coast Forest wishes Ms. Brandt the best in her new position and looks forward to working alongside of her in the coming months.

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