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International Forest Products Transport Association Appoints Alan Bog as President

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Feb. 23, 2017 - The International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA) on Feb. 15 announced the appointment of Alan Bog as President of the Association. The appointment is the result of a unanimous vote by the IFPTA Board of Directors at the IFPTA Board of Directors Meeting in November 2016. At the close of PPI Transport Symposium 22, current President, Buddy Greene, will become President Emeritus and continue to support the IFPTA.

“Alan is perfect choice to become the President of the IFPTA,” said Buddy Greene, IFPTA President. “He brings an exciting energy to the Association and has the personality to listen to others and to contribute ideas on all matters.”

Bog joined the IFPTA in 1987 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2003 and served until 2009. In 2009, he was appointed Asia Regional Director and represented the IFPTA in that position until 2015 when he was appointed Vice President. In addition to his tenure with the IFPTA, Bog has a long career in the industry and current represents Euroports as their Commercial Director, Asia in their Shanghai office.

Commenting on his appointment, Bog said, "I have had the privilege to work on the IFPTA Board under three illustrious Presidents — John Kalish, Paul Doiron, and Buddy Greene. It is an honor to be asked to fill these shoes. I look forward to representing the IFPTA and representing its interests to forest products logistics professionals around the world."

The International Forest Products Transport Association is the world's largest network of professionals in forest products logistics and related industries. To learn more about IFPTA, please visit: www.ifpta.org.

SOURCE: International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA)