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Forest2Market Appoints Agris Melnis as Regional Sales Manager for European Markets

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Oct. 17, 2019 - Forest2Market announced that Agris Melnis has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for European markets, including the Nordics, the Baltic States and Russia. In his new role, Melnis will act as a supply chain expert and advisor to existing and prospective customers in the region. He will also represent Forest2Market at industry meetings throughout the region.

Melnis has more than 20 years of experience in all phases of the wood fiber supply chain, from forest operations and procurement to certification and export logistics. He most recently served as Wood Products Market Lead for R Grupa, Ltd. in Latvia, where he was responsible for managing wood chip production and sales initiatives as well as project management and new project development.

From 2014-2016, Melnis served as Deputy Head of Exports for the same company, where he oversaw timber sales, purchases and logistics management. Prior to R Grupa, Ltd., he worked in a variety of related forest products and management roles over the last 20 years.

Melnis will work from an office in Riga, Latvia.

Forest2Market provides pricing data, supply chain expertise and strategic consulting services to participants in the global wood and fiber supply chain. To learn more, visit

SOURCE: Forest2Market