LANGLEY, BC --  Lance Blanco, CEO of Hardwoods Distribution Inc. has temporarily stepped aside from his duties after suffering a cycling accident.

The extent of Blanco’s injuries are as yet unknown, but the company reported he will need at least three months time for recovery. During his convalescence, Rob Brown, the current CFO, will assume Blanco’s duties.

Brown, who has been with the company since 2004, has 15 years’ experience working in the building materials and distribution business with MacMillan Bloedel, Weyerhaeuser and Hardwoods Distribution.

Hardwoods (TSX: HWD), a wholesale distributor of hardwood lumber and related sheet good products, operates 33 locations in the U.S. and Canada

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