Markham, Ontario-based Flakeboard annnounces appointment of Wade Gregory as sales manager for Western region

MARKHAM, Canada , June 14, 2010 (press release) – Kevin Shotbolt, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, is pleased to announce Wade Gregory has joined Flakeboard's Sales Team.

Wade will serve as the Sales Manager for our Western region, and assume responsibilities for new product development and customer service for both our Eugene MDF and Duraflake Particleboard manufacturing sites.

Coming to Flakeboard from Hambro Forest Products, where he held the position of Industrial Sales Manager, Wade has an extensive background in the Panel Industry. He has a chemical engineering background (B.S., Chemistry from Oregon State University) and has had responsibilities for both sales and marketing for companies such as Louisiana Pacific, Down River, Medite Corporation and SierraPine, where he was also President and COO from 2005-2008.

In 2000, Wade was the Chairman of the Composite Panel Association joining other notable Flakeboard employees such as Kelly Shotbolt, TJ Rosengarth and Dave Leding to hold that foremost position.

Flakeboard believes Wade will bring immeasurable experience to both Eugene MDF and Duraflake Particleboard, and will play an important role in our strategic growth plans for our North American-wide business in the future.

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Flakeboard, a privately-held company, is the largest manufacturer of particleboard and medium density fiberboard panels in North America. Since its incorporation in 1960, Flakeboard has been focused on growth within the composite panel industry, and on the formation of a highly integrated business model through constant reinvestment and optimization.

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