Westervelt adds two new directors: retired IP executive Vicki McInnally and Westervelt retiree Jim King; they replace retiring board members Rick Frost and Robin Jolley

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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama , May 2, 2022 (press release) –

Two new Directors Approved by Shareholders, Bringing Backgrounds in Forestry and Wood Products

The Westervelt Company today announced the addition of two new members of the Board of Directors.

Following the retirement of Board members Rick Frost and Robin Jolley, the Board officially welcomed two new members:

Vicki McInnally – appointed 2021 – retired from International Paper after more than 30 years with organizations across the wood products industry.

Jim King – appointed 2022 – retired from The Westervelt Company following a 40 year career in forestry.

“We are excited to welcome these exceptional members to our Board,” said Rob Taylor, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “They bring decades of experience and knowledge about forestry and wood products, which have been the focus of our Company for generations. As The Westervelt Company continues to grow and excel in our industry, their experience will be essential guiding that growth.”

“I am personally delighted to welcome these members to our Board,” said Brian Luoma, President and CEO. “Their insight and guidance will be tremendous assets as we work together to continue to build The Westervelt Company. Sustainability has been a core value for us for more than a century, and Vicki and Jim have a deep understanding and appreciation for the way we do business.”

About The Westervelt Company

The Westervelt Company, a privately held company headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was founded in 1884 and is currently under the fourth generation of family leadership. Westervelt is an industry leader in land management, wood products manufacturing and environmental mitigation. The company is recognized for excellence in sustainable forest management, responsibly sourced forest products and services, natural resource stewardship and ecosystem conservation. With more than half a million acres of land under Westervelt management, Westervelt’s diverse businesses all work together to ensure the sustainable stewardship of natural resources today, tomorrow and for many generations to come.

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