SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (NYSE: PCL) today announced that Laura Clise will join the company as director, sustainability effective March 30, 2015. Clise will be responsible for implementing and enhancing the company’s sustainability program.
“At Plum Creek, we see opportunities for working forests and wood products to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges – particularly around renewable energy and carbon sequestration – while also creating shareholder value,” said Rick Holley, chief executive officer. “Laura’s experience and thought leadership will help us continue to create and leverage these opportunities. She will be a valued addition to our team.”
Clise joins Plum Creek from Areva Inc., a nuclear and renewable energy supplier, where she recently directed external communications and corporate citizenship efforts, and previously served as director, sustainable development and continuous improvement. She has been a Net Impact Corporate Advisory Council member since 2012, and was selected as an Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow in 2013.
Clise earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Carleton College, and a Masters of Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Information on Plum Creek’s sustainability commitment can be found in its recently released Sustainability Report.
Plum Creek is among the largest and most geographically diverse private landowners in the nation with more than 6 million acres of timberlands in 19 states. We also operate wood products mills in the Northwest. We manage our working forests using sustainable practices to benefit Plum Creek’s many stakeholders. Our employees work together to create shareholder value, serve as stewards of the environment, make wood products for everyday use, and build strong communities. Please visit www.plumcreek.com for the latest information about Plum Creek.