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Canfor Pulp Products Names Kevin Edgson as President and CEO

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March 16, 2022 - Canfor Pulp Products Inc. has named Kevin Edgson as President and CEO, effective April 11, 2022.

Edgson most recently served as President and CEO of EACOM Timber Corporation for nearly a decade. Prior to joining EACOM, he was with Millar Western Forest Products Ltd in a series of increasingly senior roles, including serving as Chief Financial Officer.

"Kevin's proven ability to build and lead highly effective teams, in combination with his extensive experience in the forest sector, make him the ideal choice to lead Canfor Pulp as the Company works to improve operational reliability and optimize the use of our fibre supply," said John Baird, Chair, Canfor Pulp Board of Directors.

Don Kayne, President and CEO, Canfor, added, "I'm excited to welcome Kevin to lead the Canfor Pulp team. Kevin is a highly successful leader with strong knowledge of the forestry and pulp industries and I am confident he will lead the organization to a profitable and sustainable future."

Canfor noted that Edgson will focus on optimizing the value of Canfor Pulp's business and he will start this work by leading the company through a comprehensive business review.

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. is a leading global supplier of pulp and paper products with operations in the central interior of British Columbia (Canada). Canfor Pulp owns and operates three mills in Prince George, BC with a total capacity of 1.1 million tonnes of Premium Reinforcing Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft Pulp and 140,000 tonnes of kraft paper, as well as one mill in Taylor, BC with an annual production capacity of 230,000 tonnes of Bleached Chemi-Thermo Mechanical Pulp. To learn more, visit: www.canfor.com.

SOURCE: Canfor Pulp Products Inc.

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