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forest industry executive

Kenneth Peter Benson was forest industry executive.

Background

Benson, Kenneth Peter was born on March 1, 1927 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Lawrence and Clara (Peel) Benson.

Education

Chartered Accountant, University British Columbia, Vancouver, 1953.

Career

Assistant controller, Powell River Company, Vancouver, 1955-1962;with, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1962;comptroller, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1962;vice president finance, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1967;director, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1970;executive vice president operations, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1972;senior executive vice president, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1974;president, chief operating officer, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1976-1979;president, Chief Executive Officer, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1979-1984;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1984-1987;chairman, B.C. Forest Products Company (now Fletcher Challenge Canada, Ltd.), Vancouver, 1987-1991;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Finlay Forest Industries Ltd., Vancouver, 1992-1994;retired, Finlay Forest Industries Ltd., Vancouver, 1994; M C.

Connections

Married Joyce Alice Heino, November 4, 1949. Children: David, Sally.

father:
Lawrence Benson

mother:
Clara (Peel) Benson

spouse:
Joyce Alice Heino

child:
David Benson

child:
Sally Benson