George H. Weyerhaeuser Jr., serves as senior vice president, technology,
responsible for Corporate Research and Development.
is chairman of the board of Weyerhaeuser Canada. He currently serves
as chairman of the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada and
chair of the Canadian National Advisory Board on Forestry Research.
Weyerhaeuser is chairman of the Forest Alliance of British Columbia,
chair of the CPPA Climate Change Task Force, co-chair of the Canadian
Sustainable Forestry Coalition and is a director of the Canadian
Pulp and Paper Association. He also is a director of the Dietzen
Corporation and Clearwater Management Company.
joined the company in Dierks, Arkansas in 1978 where he held various
positions including technical forester and contract logger administrator
before becoming sawmill supervisor in 1980. He moved to the Valliant
Oklahoma operations in 1981 where he assumed several company roles
before being named vice president and mill manager for Containerboard
in 1987. In 1990, Weyerhaeuser moved to Corporate Headquarters in
Federal Way to become vice president, manufacturing for Weyerhaeuser
pulp & paper businesses. He served as president and chief executive
officer of Weyerhaeuser Canada from June 1993 to May 1998.
received his bachelors degree in Philosophy/Mathematics from
Yale University in 1976 and a masters of science from the Sloan
School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986.
great-great grandfather was Frederick Weyerhaeuser, one of the Weyerhaeuser
Company founders in 1900.