MARKHAM, On. - Arauco North America's Kevin Sutton has accepted the position of national accounts manager.
Sutton joined Arauco in 2001, and has successfully held several sales positions during his tenure with the organization.
Arauco says the national accounts manager position is newly created. Sutton will provide a dedicated level of service to a selected number of accounts across the country. Sutton will begin his new role on May 1, and will be reporting to Arauco's VP of Sales & Marketing Kevin Shotbolt, who is based in the Marham, Ontario office.
Arauco is a global producer of wood products; supplying pulp, lumber, plywood, composite panels, and molding for architecture, design, construction, packaging and remodeling applications. Recent acquisitions of manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada, and recently in Europe and South Africa, has established the company as the second largest producer worldwide, reaching a capacity of 10.3 million m3. In 2015, wood business sales were $2.6 billion, equivalent to 51 percent of consolidated sales.