BOSTON -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the hiring of Wade Camp as Senior Wood Products Economist. Wade comes to RISI from the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association where he held the title of Director of Economic Services. Wade's career thus far spans three decades and multiple roles from production to economic modeling, working for companies and associations such as International Paper, Georgia Pacific, SFPA and most recently SLMA. A veteran of the industry, he has been involved in many facets of today's modern forestry businesses from strategic planning, M&A and distribution to production, supply-chain management and forecasting. Wade has a Bachelor's degree in Forestry from Purdue, a Master's degree from Duke, and a MBA from the University of Dallas.

Ray Barbee, RISI's SVP & GM of Wood Products, Timber & Bioenergy Services, commented, "RISI's Wood Products, Timber and Bioenergy division is committed to providing the best possible service to our customers, a commitment that requires a continual review of areas for possible improvement. To that end, we are thrilled to add someone like Wade to our already exemplary team of economists and editors." He continued, "Our team has unparalleled depth and breadth, which coupled with the hiring of Wade, a long-time industry executive, ensures we will be able to continue to focus on matching our capabilities with our clients' needs and in so doing provide them an unparalleled value."

About RISI

RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the timber, wood products, bioenergy, pulp and paper, tissue, nonwovens, printing and publishing industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South American, Europe and Asia.


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