Glen Bonderud, B.Sc. draws on over 30 years of experience in the forest industry in sales, operations, domestic and international marketing, and senior executive positions.
He led the development of Japanese and Asian markets for MacMillan Bloedel (MB) Ltd, culminating in his role as CEO of MB's Japanese subsidiary. More recently he has provided executive direction to North American and Japanese forest product distributors, and worked with Asian suppliers to implement the distributors' quality control standards.
Glen has detailed knowledge of Japanese wood products import, production, and internal distribution systems and establishing professional and social networks in Japan to obtain business intelligence. He has a working knowledge of Japanese.
He has established relationships and knowledge of suppliers in North America, China, Brazil, Sweden, and Finland, and successfully marketing wood products in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, UK, Australia, continental Europe, and North America.
He has conducted market research and developed global marketing/business strategies for projects in North America, Asia and Europe.
Glen's key strengths include: