SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Roseburg Forest Products has announced that Phil Odom has been named business manager for the company's plywood and lumber business, a newly created role that consolidates the reporting structure of plywood and lumber sales organization. Reporting to Odom are the central planning manager, the plywood field sales team, and sales managers for lumber, softwood plywood, and hardwood plywood.
Odom has had experience at BlueLinx Corporation where he served as vice president of national business development, and at Georgia-Pacific. At both companies, Odom managed sales, distribution, manufacturing, and operations teams. Bringing a breadth of experience in organizational leadership and team development to the role, Odom has developed national sales strategies and built out new channels, markets, and product lines.
Odom holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Georgia Southern University. He has served as a board member of the Construction Suppliers Association and as an active member of both the North American Wholesale Lumber Association and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association.
Founded in 1936, Roseburg Forest Products is a privately owned company and a producer of particleboard, medium density fiberboard, and thermally fused laminates. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL, and I-joists. The company owns and sustainably manages more than 600,000 acres of timberland in Oregon, North Carolina, and Virginia, as well as an export wood chip terminal facility in Coos Bay, Oregon.
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