Derek Ratchford

Chief Executive Officer
SmartLam North America

For over 30 years, Derek has thrived in the rapidly changing world of Engineered Wood Products. His calm demeanor, reliability, and delivering on what he promises, has allowed Derek to successfully lead teams at Tolko, Canfor, Trus Joist and Anthony Forest Products. His academic credentials and technical expertise in structural wood products, paired with his enthusiasm for the tall wood building revolution, are the foundation for Derek’s ability to effectively lead the team to success.

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