Sales Director - North America
As Sales Director – North America, Peter Coutu is responsible for delivering consistent messaging and account management for Forest2Market's subscription customers in the US and Canada. Formerly, he managed customer accounts in the Midwest and Northeast.
Coutu has 22 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Forest2Market, he spent seven years at Plum Creek where he held a series of senior level marketing and sales positions. As Senior Marketing Manager – Lake States, Coutu had direct responsibility for sales and marketing of wood products from 1.1 million acres of land in Michigan and Wisconsin that deliver up to $80 million in annual revenue for the company. He also managed large accounts, led long-term contract negotiations and developed strategic direction for sales, marketing and account management efforts.
Before working at Plum Creek, Coutu spent 15 years at International Paper. There he served as both Fiber Procurement Manager, where he managed a fiber procurement team of five purchasing agents and provided two manufacturing locations with $25 million of wood fiber annually, and as Operations Manager, where he was responsible for managing 300,000 acres of timberland and supervising a team of nine in planning and harvesting 320,000 tons of timber annually.
Coutu has a B.S. in Forest Management from the University of Maine and an M.S. in Forest Management from Michigan State.
Forest2Market Names New Manager of Northwest Market Sales, Greg Frohn
December 17, 2014;
Greg Frohn is filling the shoes of Gordon Culbertson. As Manager of Forest2Market’s Northwest Market Sales, Frohn will act as a supply chain expert and advisor to existing and prospective customers in the Northwest and advise forest products industry participants on the usage and integration of Forest2Market products and services into their business decisions. He will also represent Forest2Market at industry meetings.
Read the December 2014 Forest2Market Newsletter
December 05, 2014;
Our latest newsletter is now available. With a preview of our new white paper, a graph of historical pricing for timbers, helpful management advice for landowners and supply agreement recommendations, this newsletter is filled with data and information that can be deployed throughout the forest products supply chain to improve decision making.
Open Positions at Forest2Market
November 18, 2014;
Director of Sales, Mill2Market Lumber Services Do you have experience in the solid wood industry, an understanding of the North American lumber market and how businesses can use market information to improve their performance?
Content Marketing Associate -- Do you have twin passions for marketing and writing? Forest2Market is looking for a talented marketer with a passion for writing.