Weyerhaeuser Promotes Brian Chaney – Hardwood Floors Magazine


Weyerhaeuser Company has appointed Brian Chaney as senior vice president of wood products, effective June 3, 2024. Chaney currently serves as vice president of engineered wood products and innovation for the company, and he will take over for Keith O’Rear, who is retiring from his role on June 3 and will serve as a strategic advisor to the company through the end of 2024.

“Brian has demonstrated exceptional leadership driving safety, strategy and operational excellence in his 33 years with the company,” said Devin W. Stockfish, president and chief executive officer. “He has significantly strengthened our culture of innovation and execution and helped position us for future growth opportunities, and we look forward to bringing his vision and energy to the senior management team.”

“This is an incredible honor to lead our wood products organization,” Chaney said. “We are entering a period of tremendous opportunity for our company, particularly in terms of emerging technologies and innovations in our space. I’m excited to leverage the ideas and experience of everyone in our organization to help our teams operate more safely and effectively, continue providing exceptional service to our customers and further build on our competitive position at Weyerhaeuser.”

“I also want to congratulate Keith on his retirement and thank him for his 36 years of outstanding leadership and service with Weyerhaeuser,” Stockfish said. “Keith has had a deep and enduring impact on our company, from building a foundation of reliability across our manufacturing operations to driving operational excellence and helping develop the next generation of Wood Products leaders. We are grateful for all he has done to grow the business and build on our industry-leading operating performance.”

Chaney started at Weyerhaeuser in 1991 and has held a series of progressive operational and leadership roles in Timberlands and across the company’s wood products businesses, including serving in multiple senior-level manufacturing roles, as vice president of wood products sales and marketing and most recently as vice president of engineered wood products and innovation.

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