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Williamson to Succeed Rogel as Weyerhaeuser Chairman

Jan. 5, 2009 - Weyerhaeuser Company has elected Charles R. Williamson, 60, to become non-executive chairman following the planned retirement of Steven R. Rogel, 65, on April 15.

Williamson joined Weyerhaeuser's board in 2004, serving as the lead director since 2006. He currently chairs the executive committee and serves on the compensation and finance committees.

Williamson was the executive vice president of Chevron Texaco Corporation when he retired in December 2005. Previously, he had served as chairman and chief executive officer of Unocal Corporation until its acquisition by Chevron Texaco. He also is a director of Talisman Energy Inc. and PACCAR Inc.

Rogel has served as Weyerhaeuser's chairman since 1999. He joined Weyerhaeuser in 1997 as president and chief executive officer after serving as president and chief executive officer of Willamette Industries, Inc. from 1995 to 1997 and its president and chief operating officer from 1991 to 1995. He is a director of the Kroger Company and Union Pacific Corporation.

SOURCE: Weyerhaeuser Company




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