The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) informed that two new members joined PEFC International Board. According to the announcement, Peter Crook, from Kingfisher PLC, is PEFC’s new brand owner and retailer representative, and Michael Rose, from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), is PEFC’s new labor representative.
Ben Gunneberg, CEO of PEFC International, commented:
“We are delighted to welcome two new members to the PEFC International Board of Directors, representing the retail sector and labour unions.”
Peter Crook is Timber Strategy Advisor for Kingfisher, Offer and Supply Chain (OSC) and was previously Head of Range for Timber and Internal Building for B&Q, part of Kingfisher PLC. Mr. Crook has been involved in the timber industry since the mid-70s, holding senior commercial roles and has worked closely with sawmills in Scandinavia, the Baltics, Canada and the Far East.
Michael Rose is Chief of Staff for the Woodworkers Department of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). Mr. Rose also currently serves on the Oregon Board of Forestry and the BWI World Board and is a Board member of the Forest Products Industry National Labor Management Committee.
Earlier PEFC announced further development of its endorsement process.
Source: PEFC / Woodbizforum