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Roseburg Names New Managers, Director

Roseburg Forest Products named three people to new leadership roles in January.

Tony Ramm

Tony Ramm has been promoted to general manager of plywood, Steve Courtney will join the Roseburg team as the director of solid wood resource procurement, and Phil Odom has been named business manager for plywood and lumber business

Ramm’s promotion takes effect February 1. As general manager for plywood operations, he will be responsible for managing Roseburg’s plywood facilities in Dillard, Riddle, and Coquille, Oregon. He will report to Bob Jewell, director of solid wood manufacturing.

Ramm was named Riddle plywood plant manager in May 2014. Tate Muir will replace Ramm as plant manager at Roseburg’s Riddle plywood plant.

Steve Courtney

Courtney became director of solid wood resource procurement January 22. In this newly created role in the company’s

Western regional office in Dillard, Oregon, he is responsible for planning, sourcing, and managing the log supply requirements for the solid wood business and will report directly to Steve Killgore, senior vice president of solid wood.

As a member of the solid wood operations leadership team, Courtney will work closely with Roseburg’s resource group and will coordinate log supply planning and procurement with Gabe Crane, who will transition out of the log procurement role to assume expanded responsibilities within the resource group. Crane will continue to report to Scott Folk, senior vice president of resources.

Phil Odom

Odom started another newly created role, business manager for plywood and lumber business, January 1.

The role consolidates the reporting structure of the company’s plywood and lumber sales organization. James (JT) Taylor, Kevin Smith, and Kelly Robertson—sales managers for lumber, softwood plywood, and hardwood plywood—will report to Odom. In addition, Central Planning Manager Patrick Schleisman and the plywood field sales team, including John Biedermann, Bob Clark, Gary Hayes, and Robin Long, will report to Odom.

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