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DELSON, Quebec, June 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Goodfellow Inc. (TSX: GDL) (the “Corporation” or “Goodfellow”) announces that its Board of Directors welcomes Dr. Sarah Prichard and Mr. Robert Hall as than administrators. In addition, Robert Hall was named Chairman of the Board.
“We are very pleased to have Dr. Sarah Prichard and Mr. Robert Hall join our board. Their vast and diverse experience will certainly help secure Goodfellow’s position in the value-added specialty wood products distribution industry for years to come. It has been a pleasure to serve as President for the past few years and I salute Robert’s leadership for the next chapter of Goodfellow. The future is bright for the Company and I look forward to working alongside Robert and all members of the Board,” said Douglas Goodfellow.
“I feel privileged to take on this role at such an exciting time in the industry. Douglas has been with Goodfellow Inc. for over 50 years and we are grateful to him for continuing to bring his experience, insight and unwavering commitment. long-term business success,” said Robert Hall.
Until her recent retirement on May 1, 2022, Dr. Prichard served as Vice President Research and Acting Vice President and Vice President (Academic) at Western University. She was a professor in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University from 1979 to 2005, and from 2005 to 2015 she was Vice President, Medical Affairs and R&D in the renal and specialty therapy business units at Baxter Healthcare. Currently, she is vice-president of the McGill University Health Center, a consultant to several medical device companies and a board member of Kane Biotech.
Mr. Hall graduated from Bishop’s University with a BA in History (1979) as well as the University of Sherbrooke holder of a law degree (1983). He began his legal career with Monty Coulombe (Sherbrooke, QC) and De Grandpré Deslauriers (Montreal, QC) and then became a partner at the law firm Byers Casgrain, now Dentons Canada (Montreal, QC). Mr. Hall joined Cascades in 1994 as a member of senior management as Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary and continues to play a key role in the strategic development of the Company. He is a member of the Quebec Bar and the Canadian Bar Association. Mr. Hall is currently Chairman of the Board of Governors of Bishop’s University and a member of the Board of Directors of Blue Massawippi, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the environment of Lake Massawippi and its watershed.
Goodfellow is a diversified manufacturer of value-added wood products, as well as a wholesale distributor of building materials and flooring. Goodfellow has a coast-to-coast distribution footprint in Canada serving the commercial and residential sectors through networks of lumber yard retailers, manufacturers, industrial and infrastructure project partners and specialists floor coverings. Goodfellow also leverages its value-added product capabilities to serve lumber markets internationally. Goodfellow Inc. is a publicly traded company and its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “GDL”.
|Patrick Goodfellow President and Chief Executive Officer T: 450 635-6511 F: 450 635-3730 [email protected]|
Source: Goodfellow Inc.