VicForests boss to take up NZ role
Robert Green is leaving
VicForests to pursue a career opportunity in New Zealand.
Mr Green will be taking on a position as CEO of
Kaingaroa Timberlands in New Zealand, one of the world’s oldest and largest softwood plantations. He will remain with VicForests until the end of November. Michael Humphris, Chair of VicForests board, said that although it would be sad to see Mr Green leave, he was pleased to see him staying in the forestry industry. “On behalf of the Board I congratulate Robert on his new appointment and wish him every success. “Although Robert will be missed, he will not be lost to the industry as he continues to play a lead role in the forestry sector in New Zealand. “It is encouraging to see our talented people deploying skills and experience gained at VicForests to further develop their careers,” he said. Nathan Trushell will be stepping in as acting CEO while the board begin the formal recruitment process for the new CEO of VicForests. “Despite another challenging year, VicForests remains in sound financial shape and we have every confidence that the staff at VicForests will continue to progress the company. “I believe that VicForests will continue to play the important role it does in providing sustainable, renewable timber products,” Mr Humphris said.