Peter Bentley, O.C., LL.D., of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada has served on Board of the Company since 1966. Mr. Bentley is Co-chairman and a director of HSPP General Partner Ltd., the general partner of Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Limited Partnership. Mr. Bentley is a director of Canfor Pulp Holding Inc., the general partner of Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership.
After working in various positions throughout the Company, Mr. Bentley became Executive Vice-President in 1970, President in 1975, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) in 1985, a position he held until April 24, 1995. Mr. Bentley was reappointed to the position of President and CEO of the Company on July 25, 1997 and relinquished the position of President and CEO of the Company on January 1, 1998.
Mr. Bentley is President and a director of Sierra Mountain Minerals Inc. and a member of the Board of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, a member of the Advisory Board of BuildDirect.com and a Trustee and Chair Emeritus of the Vancouver General Hospital and University of British Columbia Hospital Foundation. He also served for many years as a director of Bank of Montreal and Shell Canada Ltd. [Mr. Bentley is Chancellor of the University of Northern British Columbia.] Mr. Bentley holds an Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia.
Mr. Bentley chairs the Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of the Company's Management, Resources and Compensation Committee, Environmental, Health and Safety Committee and Joint Capital Expenditure Committee. + More