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Conifex announces management changes

Jan. 20, 2015 - Conifex Timber Inc. announced several appointments to its senior management team. The Board of Directors has appointed Tony Madia as Senior Vice-President, Operations and Douglas Rooke as Vice-President, Energy and Capital Projects, effective immediately and Sandy Ferguson as Vice-President, Corporate Development effective February 15, 2015.

Mr. Madia joined Conifex in 2010 and prior to his recent appointment served as Vice-President, Corporate Development. Mr. Madia's previous responsibilities included leading the development of the Company's Mackenzie Power Generation Project. Prior to his employment at Conifex, Mr. Madia spent 16 years in a variety of private and public sector roles within the forest industry.

Mr. Rooke joined Conifex in 2011. In his previous role as Energy Manager, Mr. Rooke was importantly involved in all facets of the Mackenzie Power Generation Project. His new responsibilities will include continued oversight of the commissioning and operations of the power generation facility. Prior to his employment at Conifex, Mr. Rooke spent 18 years in industry, consulting and public forest sector roles.

Ms. Ferguson has worked with Conifex in a consulting capacity over the past year. Ms. Ferguson has experience in a variety of senior business development and marketing roles in Canada and the U.K., including four years as Director of Marketing and Business Development at the B.C. Bioenergy Network.


January 20, 2015
By Andrew Macklin