DALLAS – East Teak Fine Hardwoods Inc. appointed A.J. Bumby as senior vice president – commercial sales.

In this capacity, Bumby will be responsible for sourcing and selling materials for large, high profile projects such as boardwalks, marinas, municipalities, state and federal agencies and bridges in North America and abroad.

Bumby is a 32-year wood industry veteran who got his start in 1977 as vice president of sales for MacGillis and Gibbs Co. Inc. selling treated utility poles to power companies around the world. He spent the last 12 years at Milwaukee-based Timber Holdings International, most recently holding the title of executive vice president and general manager.

“(Bumpy's) expertise helps us strategically expand an untapped segment of our business, making East Teak even more competitive in the market,” said Wayne Roger, president and CEO of East Teak. “He’s the best in the business at what he does.”

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