West Fraser Timber Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ray Ferris (59 yo)

3.75yrs

Tenure

US$6,042,270

Compensation

Mr. Raymond W. Ferris, also known as Ray, has been President since April 19, 2018 and Chief Executive Officer since July 1, 2019 and served as the Chief Operating Officer of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. sin...


CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Ray Ferris's remuneration changed compared to West Fraser Timber's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Sep 30 2022n/an/a

US$2b

Jun 30 2022n/an/a

US$3b

Mar 31 2022n/an/a

US$3b

Dec 31 2021US$6mUS$778k

US$3b

Sep 30 2021n/an/a

US$3b

Jun 30 2021n/an/a

US$3b

Mar 31 2021n/an/a

US$1b

Dec 31 2020US$3mUS$596k

US$588m

Sep 30 2020n/an/a

US$274m

Jun 30 2020n/an/a

-US$20m

Mar 31 2020n/an/a

-US$93m

Dec 31 2019US$3mUS$542k

-US$116m

Sep 30 2019n/an/a

-US$60m

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

US$156m

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

US$455m

Dec 31 2018US$2mUS$424k

US$593m

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

US$765m

Jun 30 2018n/an/a

US$662m

Mar 31 2018n/an/a

US$519m

Dec 31 2017US$1mUS$390k

US$474m

Sep 30 2017n/an/a

US$375m

Jun 30 2017n/an/a

US$351m

Mar 31 2017n/an/a

US$306m

Dec 31 2016n/an/a

US$243m

Sep 30 2016n/an/a

US$177m

Jun 30 2016n/an/a

US$139m

Mar 31 2016n/an/a

US$75m

Compensation vs Market: Ray's total compensation ($USD6.04M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD4.59M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ray's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Raymond Ferris
President4.75yrsUS$6.04m0.047%
$ 4.6m
Christopher Virostek
Senior VP of Finance & CFO5.75yrsUS$1.60m0.0066%
$ 639.2k
Sean McLaren
Chief Operating Officer1.08yrsUS$2.29m0.012%
$ 1.2m
Peter Wijnbergen
President of Engineered Wood1.92yrsUS$2.20mno data
Robin Lampard
Senior Vice-President of Finance1.92yrsUS$1.15m0.012%
$ 1.2m
Chuck Watkins
Vice-President of Capital & Technology2.92yrsno datano data
Robert Winslow
Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Developmentno datano datano data
Shannon Webber
VP & General Counselno datano datano data
Christopher McIver
Senior Vice-President of Marketing & Corporate Development6.92yrsUS$897.13k0.0085%
$ 829.2k
Matt Tobin
Vice-President of Sales & Marketingno datano datano data
Alan Caputo
Vice President of Human Resourcesno datano datano data
James Gorman
Senior Vice-President of Corporate & Government Relationsno datano data0.0065%
$ 636.3k

2.9yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: WFG's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Raymond Ferris
President3.75yrsUS$6.04m0.047%
$ 4.6m
Brian Kenning
Independent Corporate Director5.75yrsUS$150.25k0.0014%
$ 139.3k
Henry Ketcham
Independent Chairman37.33yrsUS$354.87k0.38%
$ 36.8m
Janice Rennie
Independent Corporate Director18.75yrsUS$140.37k0.0012%
$ 116.0k
Robert Phillips
Lead Independent Director17.75yrsUS$179.91k0.013%
$ 1.3m
Reid Carter
Independent Corporate Director6.75yrsUS$150.25k0.0036%
$ 347.9k
John Floren
Independent Corporate Director6.75yrsUS$150.25kno data
Marian Lawson
Independent Corporate Director1.92yrsUS$129.16kno data
Gillian Winckler
Independent Corporate Director5.75yrsUS$140.37k0.0021%
$ 202.7k
Colleen McMorrow
Independent Corporate Director1.92yrsUS$129.16kno data
Ellis Johnson
Independent Corporate Director1.75yrsUS$99.29k1.2%
$ 116.5m

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WFG's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).