VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 15, 2012) - INTERNATIONAL FOREST PRODUCTS LIMITED ("Interfor" or the "Company") (TSX:IFP.A) announced today that Sandy Fulton, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, has decided to retire from the Company effective February 1, 2012. He will continue to work with the Company on a consulting basis to oversee capital projects including the rebuild of the Grand Forks mill which is currently underway. Mr. Fulton joined Interfor in 2004 as Senior Vice President, U.S. Operations and was promoted in 2007 to his present position.

"Sandy has made a significant contribution to the Company over the last seven years, most significantly in the design and construction of the new mill at Adams Lake in the BC Interior," said Duncan Davies, Interfor's President and CEO. "While we'll miss his wise counsel on a daily basis, I am very pleased Sandy will be staying with the Company in his new capacity."


Interfor is a leading global supplier, with one of the most diverse lines of lumber products in the world. The Company has operations in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon, including two sawmills in the Coastal region of British Columbia, three in the B.C. Interior, two in Washington and two in Oregon. For more information about Interfor, visit our website at

There will be a conference call on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8:00 AM (Pacific Time) hosted by INTERNATIONAL FOREST PRODUCTS LIMITED for the purpose of reviewing the Company's release of its Fourth Quarter, 2011 Financial Results.

The dial-in number is 1-866-323-8540. The conference call will also be recorded for those unable to join in for the live discussion, and will be available until March 3, 2012. The number to call is 1-866-245-6755 Passcode 283399.

Contact Information:

International Forest Products Limited
John A. Horning
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
and Corporate Secretary
(604) 689-6829