Former Abitibi-Consolidated CEO resigns from AbitibiBowater board
November 3, 2009 By Pulp & Paper Canada
John W. Weaver has resigned from the AbitibiBowater Board of Directors, for personal reasons. Weaver continued…
John W. Weaver has resigned from the AbitibiBowater Board of Directors, for personal reasons. Weaver continued to sit on the board following his retirement as non-executive chairman of AbitibiBowater on February 1, 2009.
Weaver is the former executive chairman of AbitibiBowater. He served as president and CEO of Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. from 1999 to October 2007.
“John was a driving force behind the creation of AbitibiBowater and he has continued to support the organization as it progresses through its current restructuring,” commented David J. Paterson, president and CEO. “On behalf of AbitibiBowater, I would like to thank John for his contributions and dedication. I wish him all the best as he moves forward in his professional and personal life.”
During his more than 30 years of experience in the forest products industry, Mr. Weaver held a number of senior executive positions in operations and sales prior to being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Abitibi-Consolidated.
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