EACOM

Team EACOM

People are at the heart of our business

From the woodlands to the trade floor, we work, build, transform, and grow together to share the full potential of wood products done differently. Across our seven sawmills, remanufacturing facility and engineered I-joists plant, our talented team of 1,100+ employees is supported by a network of contractors, business partners and thriving communities that share in our success.

Kevin Edgson

President and CEO

Kevin Edgson took leadership of EACOM Timber Corporation in December 2013. He was previously Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Millar Western Forest Products Ltd., the largest Alberta-based forest products company. Kevin joined Millar Western in 1991 as operations accountant at the Meadow Lake pulp mill. He later moved to the company’s head office in Edmonton to serve as Director of Marketing and became CFO in 2006.

Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Victoria, an Executive MBA from the University of Alberta and a Certified Management Accountant designation.

Kevin currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), FPInnovations, the Softwood Lumber Board, and the Bi-national Softwood Lumber Council.

Wade Zammit

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Wade Zammit joined EACOM Timber Corporation in February 2018, bringing 35 years of industry experience. He has held positions of increasing responsibility with Sealaska Corporation, Welco Lumber Company and Rayonier, amongst others. He has touched upon different fields of the industry, including business development, sales and marketing, and managing both sawmill and timber operations. Most recently, Wade operated his own consulting firm, providing broad base management consulting services within our industry.

Wade holds a BSc in Forestry from the University of Alberta.

Patrick Belisle

Vice President and CFO

Patrick Belisle joined EACOM Timber Corporation as Vice President, Finance in July 2010 when Domtar Corp. sold its Forest Products Division to EACOM. He was promoted to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in July 2014. Prior to EACOM, Patrick was a Divisional Controller with Domtar Corp. and an auditor with Price Waterhouse.

Patrick holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.

Stéphane Boileau

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Stéphane Boileau joined EACOM Timber Corporation in July 2010 when Domtar Corp. sold its Forest Products Division to EACOM. After spending 20 years at Domtar in increasingly senior positions in logistics and sales, Stéphane was promoted to Vice President, Sales and Marketing in April 2006.

Stéphane holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Finance from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

Éric Larouche

Vice President, Human Resources

Éric Larouche joined EACOM in May 2019, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in manufacturing, and multi-plant environments in both Canada and the U.S., namely for Tembec, Cascades, Abitibi-Consolidated and most recently Kaycan.

Éric holds a bachelor’s degree in Labour and Industrial Relations from Université Laval and undertook an Executive Master of Business Administration from Boston University.