West Fraser names new senior vp

Vancouver-based West Fraser Timber has named Larry Hughes as senior vp.

Hughes has served as lead legal counsel to West Fraser for the past 10 years. He oversaw a series of acquisitions in the past decade, including the company’s recent acquisition of 13 sawmills in the southern United States from International Paper.

Hughes served as a member of the law firm Lang Michener for 28 years.

West Fraser is a forest products company with operations in the United States, British Columbia and Alberta.