Federal Way-based Weyerhaeuser Company today announced a number of changes to its senior management team.

  • Cathy Slater has been named senior vice president, Oriented Strand Board, Engineered Lumber Products and Distribution, effective immediately.
  • Adrian Blocker has been named senior vice president, Lumber, also effective immediately.

Both Slater and Blocker will report to Doyle Simons, president and chief executive officer.

Larry Burrows, senior vice president, Wood Products, will retire on Oct. 31, after working through a transition of responsibilities to Slater and Blocker.

“I want to thank Larry for his leadership over the last few years, as he steered our Wood Products business through the unprecedented economic downturn and drove significant improvement throughout the business,” Simons added.

Weyerhaeuser also announced the retirement of Miles Drake, chief technology officer and senior vice president Research and Development. Effective immediately, the company's R&D organization will report directly to Shaker Chandrasekaran, senior vice president, Cellulose Fibers.