OTTAWA, Ontario - Pete Fournier, president and CEO of Triangle Group of Dieppe, New Brunswick, was recently elected the new chairman of the Wood Manufacturing Council. The WMC is a national not-for-profit organization that collaborates with industry, educators, trade associations and governments to implement human resource solutions to support the advanced wood processing sector in Canada.

Fournier has served on various boards in various capacities, including three years as vice chair of the WMC, WMC’s vice-chair. He is also a board member of the Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association and an independent board member for a private, for profit, nanotechnology company. 

Fournier succeeds Jim Deslaurier, director of business development for Deslaurier Custom Cabinets of Renfrew, Ontario, who after serving as WMC chair for three years is now past chair.

Dennis Harlock, professor, Wood Programs, Conestoga College of Kitchener, Ontario, was elected as the new vice chair. Harlock joined the WMC Board in 2016.






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