ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA, - April 10, 2012
Warren Spitz, President and CEO of UCS Forest Group of Companies in Toronto, Canada, assumes the role of President of the International Wood Products Association (IWPA) for 2012/2013. The announcement was made during IWPA’s annual meeting March 28-30, 2012 in Indian Wells, California.
Spitz has been an IWPA Board member since 2006 and has served as treasurer and on the Executive Committee since 2008. “Warren’s background in international trading and innovative leadership style will help IWPA to continue to best meet the needs of our membership,” stated Brent McClendon, IWPA Executive Vice President.
Spitz founded UCS Forest Group twenty-five years ago and built it to one of North America's premier importer, exporter, and distributor of specialty wood products serving discerning customers in the architectural woodworking industry.