Arauco announced leadership changes for the North American market. Russ Jordan has been named President of Arauco North America, reporting to Pablo Franzini, the President of Arauco's Global Wood Business.
Jordan is in his 19th year with Arauco and recently served as Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Logistics. During his tenure in North America, he has held numerous leadership roles for all of Arauco's commercial segments.
In conjunction with Russ Jordan's appointment, John Atkinson has been named Vice President of Sales. Atkinson, formerly the National Panels Sales Director, just completed 20 years with Arauco, serving in various commercial leadership roles.
Additionally, Matt Swinnie has been named Vice President of Operations. Swinnie recently served as Vice President of Human Resources, Environmental, Health & Safety, and has held other leadership roles within operations and finance during his twelve-year tenure with Arauco.