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Don Kayne was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Canfor Corporation on May 5 2011. He was additionally appointed Chief Executive Officer of Canfor Pulp Products Incorporated on September 30 2012.Don has spent his entire career at Canfor starting out as a regional sales representative in 1979. Don is motivated by what lays ahead for the forest sector as the global population and demand for sustainable renewable products grows. Prior to being appointed CEO Don spent 10 years as Canfor s Vice President of Sales and Marketing and is one of the lead architects of the market for British Columbia lumber in China. Don s work growing markets for Canfor products around the world has provided him with deep connections to markets and customers in every region Canfor serves.Don is currently a Director and Past Chairman of the Forest Products Association of Canada and a Director of the Council of Forest Industries Alberta Forest Products Association and the BC Lumber Trade Council. In 2014 Don was appointed to the bi national Softwood Lumber Board and currently serves as Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Programs Committee. He is also a Director of Cameco one of the world's largest uranium producers and Chairman of the charitable organization Educating Girls of Rural China Foundation which works to transform the lives of women and communities in rural areas of western China by providing access to education.
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