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New Managing Director For Blakely Pacific Limited

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New Managing Director For Blakely Pacific Limited

The appointment of Phil Taylor, formerly CEO of City Forests Dunedin to the role of Managing Director of Blakely Pacific Limited, continues the outstanding legacy established by the company. He replaces Michael Buchanan who retired late in 2005.

Mr Taylor, aged 46, will be based at Blakely Pacific's head office in Christchurch. He brings a wide suite of skills to his new role including formal qualifications in forestry (NZCF and BFor.Sc) and business management, together with 27 years experience in all aspects of the forest industry - growing, technical, marketing and more recently, wood processing. He is married with three children.

Blakely Pacific (NZ) Limited is a New Zealand forestry company with its historic roots in the Northwest of the United States. The company's head office is located in Seattle. In New Zealand, the main office is situated in Christchurch, and there are two regional offices – in Tauranga and Timaru.

In New Zealand, Blakely Pacific owns or manages a total of 27,472 hectares of which 4005 hectares is located in the North Island and 23,467 are in the South Island. In addition to fast growing Radiata Pine, Blakely Pacific also grows Eucalyptus, Douglas Fir, Macrocarpa, Luisitanica, Ponderosa and Corsican Pine, Cedar and Larch. All of Blakely Pacific's forests are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.

29 March 2006


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