What’s new with Forest Enterprises.
Forestry Director Bert Hughes (pictured) takes up the helm as CEO of Forest Enterprises as Steve Wilton initiates the latest stage of the company’s succession plan by handing the leadership to fellow Directors. Wilton is taking on the new role of Special Projects Director, retiring from his responsibilities as Managing Director. Hughes retains his forestry [...]
Professional forester Dan Fraser joined Forest Enterprises in August in the new executive role of Gisborne Regional Manager to boost the management our expanding harvest programme. This is our first appointment outside of home base Masterton and brings our team to 17 for the first time. Read more in our press release here, or in these [...]
On 3 October 2016, Forest Enterprises Limited was licensed under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 to manage Managed Investment Schemes (excluding managed funds) which are primarily invested in forestry assets. This was a major milestone for our company. Read more in our press release here, or in these articles: Scoop Radio New Zealand WoodWeek
Transitioning our business - and your investments - into the new regulatory era for financial markets meant a deliberate move to attract the necessary skills and expertise into our business. Introducing our Legal Services Director, Gordon Wong. A key move in 2014 was to bring legal expertise in-house. At the time, Gordon was Partner in [...]
In preparation for the commencement of harvest in 2016 of our 10,500 hectare estate in Gisborne, Forest Enterprises has formed a strategic alliance with local company Logic Forest Solutions Limited. This alliance includes a shareholding in Logic and having a director on the Board. For the last four years we have contracted with Logic to undertake our harvest [...]
In August 2016, Forest Enterprises has become an anchor tenant in the redeveloped log hub at the Waingawa rail yard near Masterton. The facility is a transport hub where logs are delivered by truck, scaled (measured for export volume), and stored pending rail transport to Wellington’s port. This infrastructure is significant for providing a reliable, [...]