Corporate Announcement – UCS Forest Group Promotes Mark Warne to Vice President – Sales

Corporate Announcement – UCS Forest Group Promotes Mark Warne to Vice President – Sales

November 27, 2018: UCS Forest Group is excited to announce the promotion of Mark Warne to the newly created position of Vice President – Sales. In this role Mark will leverage almost 20 years with the company and our industry. During this time, he has consistently driven revenue and profit growth through increased market share. In each of Mark's roles as a Sales Representative, Sales Manager and Divsion Manager, he and his teanms have outperformed. Mark will bring his strategic approach to his new role and drive the organizat ion to ever stronger performance, ensuring that our sales efforts consistently drive profitable growth.

Mark will work closely with our Corporate and Divisional Management Temas to empower our Sales Teams to continued success. He will ensure that we maintain the course to hire the best and brightest candidates, provide the leading-edge training and tools they need to succeed, identify best practices and integrate them into our business. This new role will ensure collaboration across marketing, operations and finance, putting the customer's voice first in all we do.

Mark looks forward to this new role, explaining, "it is an exciting and dynamic time to be in our industry with continued product advancements and new technologies, all of which result in opportunities for innovation while we continue to bring our value proposition to our loyal customer base."

At Upper Canada and Sierra Forest Products, we are first and foremost a sales organizat ion. This focus has driven our growth from one small warehouse in Mississauga, Ontario to a North American industry leader. Our ongoing commitment to the development of sales professionals that consistently add value to our customers' businesses will ensure our ongoing suiccess. Mark will provide strategic leadership in this key area of our business.

We congratulate Mark Warne on his new role and look forward to his continued success within the UCS Forest Group.

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