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Staff Changes

Following the resignation of John Rogan in November, Mike Hodgson is due to take over the role of Regional Manager, Southern North Island in January 2010. Mike has worked as a Harvesting Manager for PF Olsen based in Rotorua for the past 9 years. Prior to that Mike worked for PF Olsen as a Consulting Forester in Nelson for 4 years.

Qualified with a Bachelor of Forestry Science Mike immigrated to New Zealand in 1996. His wife and two young children will join Mike taking up residence in Masterton in the New Year. 

Mike has a broad range of forestry and harvesting experience and will bring an important professional capability to the region. He is looking forward to meeting PF Olsen clients and log purchasers and working with them get the most from their forestry investments. Mike will join the local PF Olsen management team comprising Lorraine Kennedy (Administration and Office management), Bob Baistow (Forestry management) and Rob Coulson (Harvesting management).