QMI Brief Newsletter

6/23/2006
Gregor Macintosh Named Manager, Forest Products

Gregor Macintosh was recently named Product Manager, Forestry, and moves into this new role after two years as an Account Manager with QMI for several of our major forestry clients. In this position, Macintoshs responsibilities included sales and liaison with senior management as well as auditing. Macintosh has been with QMI since June of 2000, and he has extensive experience as a forestry auditor in the U.S. and Canada, auditing to ISO 14001, CAN/CSAZ809 and SFI sustainable forest management standards, as well as the CSA Plus 1163 document.

Guillaume Gignac, Senior Manager, Product Management welcomed Macintosh to the product management team, pointing out that his experience in auditing and the forest industry, along with his strong work ethic would fit well within the product management team. "Gregor’s role will include further development of our forestry business," said Gignac, "and his skills will enable us to continue our commitment of Advancing Business Excellence to customers."

Before joining QMI, Gregor worked in the British Columbia forestry industry as an operations forester and logging engineer for 9 years. He has also served as a division ISO 14001 representative, and was on the receiving end of a QMI registration audit.

With his understanding of certification and the North American forest industry, Macintosh understands the challenges facing organizations seeking to implement and register their environmental and sustainable forest management systems and chain of custody procedures.

Macintosh is a registered professional forester for the province of British Columbia. His auditor credentials include the Society of American Foresters - Certified Forester/Certified Forestry Auditor, Canadian Environmental Auditing Association - Certified Environmental Auditor (Sustainable Forest Management), and Environmental Management Systems (Lead Auditor).

Gregor can be reached thorough at the QMI Richmond office at (604) 244-6800.

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