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Brent Guild new Executive GM for OFO

Brent Guild

Brent Guild has been appointed Executive General Manager, New Zealand, by OneFortyOne. He replaces Lees Seymour, who resigned from the role in late 2020. Source: Timberbiz

“We are very pleased to confirm Brent’s appointment,” OneFortyOne Chief Executive Officer, Andy Giles Knopp said.

“Brent has been working as General Manager Forests for OneFortyOne New Zealand since 2019 and as one of two acting leaders for the New Zealand team for the past several months.

“In this role he has made a significant impact on the business, particularly during a difficult 2020.”

Mr Guild said that he was looking forward to the challenges and opportunities offered by the role.

“Our industry is an important contributor to the Nelson Tasman and Marlborough regions. We have very committed teams in both the forest and the mill, and I am looking forward to working with them and better understanding the aspirations of our stakeholders,” Mr Guild said.

Mr Guild’s appointment as Executive General Manager, New Zealand, is effective 1 March 2021.