Skip to:

Ted Seraphim


West Fraser

Ted Seraphim is the President and Chief Executive Officer of West Fraser.

Ted joined West Fraser in 1997.  He has held the positions of Vice‑President, Pulp & Paper Sales, Vice‑President, Pulp & Paper, Executive Vice‑President and Chief Operating Officer. Ted assumed the role of President in 2012 and Chief Executive Officer in 2013.

Ted is the Chair of the Council of Forest Industries as well as a director of the Forest Products Association of Canada, the Alberta Forest Products Association, BC Lumber Trade Council and the Softwood Lumber Board.

Ted holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Accountant.


Mapping the Use of Forestry Products, Pulp and Paper: Who are the Consumers of North American Forestry Products across the Globe? What is the future of demand from Asia, Latin America and Africa?

Day 2: Cost & Supply Chain Challenges for Pulp, Paper & Beyond

Thursday, 11 October, 2018 - 07:30

  • A look at capacity vs. consumption, how is it going to change over the coming months?
  • What impact will the search for alternative fibers have on pricing trends?
  • Understanding the trade flows, where are hotspots of consumption and how are they going to change?
  • Looking ahead, can we forecast what are going to be the impact of the European capacity increases on the North American market?

Want to speak at the conference?

We are still looking to add the best minds in the industry to the upcoming conference, so contact us if you are interested in presenting. 

I Want to Speak