LP names new vp–oriented strand board

Louisiana-Pacific has named Jamey Barnes, 56, vp–oriented strand board (OSB).

Barnes joined the company in 2006 as Eastern region OSB manager. He has more than 30 years experience in wood products manufacturing, having held previous posts at International Paper and Georgia-Pacific.

In his new role, Barnes will oversee manufacturing at LP’s 13 OSB facilities in North America. LP’s OSB products include sheathing, TopNotch sub-flooring and TechShield radiant barriers.

“His extensive management experience in wood products manufacturing and impressive leadership abilities will help us continue to drive our efficiency, modernization and innovation efforts,” said Jeff Wagner, executive vp–OSB.

LP, based in Nashville, Tenn., is one of the country’s largest suppliers of building products for the retail, wholesale and home building industries.