“We are excited to welcome Paul Rivett and Rick Doman to the Itasca board of directors. Itasca will certainly benefit from the experience of Paul and Rick and we look forward to a bright future for the company as we pursue new lumber investments under the GreenFirst banner.”  – Kyle Cerminara, Chairman

Rick Doman
  • Spent his entire 46-year career in the lumber industry. 
  • 1974-2004 – Doman Industries (currently Western Forest Products)
  • 2001-2004 – President and CEO, Doman Industries
  • Founder of EACOM Timber Corporation
    • 2008 purchased idled sawmill in Saskatchewan
    • 2010 purchased sawmill assets of Domtar Corporation
    • 2013 sold to Kelso & Company
  • 2014-2020 – forest products analytics & research for a major Canadian financial institution

Paul Rivett

  • 2004-2020 – Fairfax Financial Holdings (FFH: TSE), President from 2013-2020
  • Instrumental in numerous corporate acquisitions, investments and turnarounds
  • Experience in acquisitions and financing of forest products including Tembec and EACOM Timber Corporation
  • Previous board member of forest product sector firms Resolute Forest Products and Abitibi Bowater

Board of Directors

Paul Rivett,

Rick Doman,
Chief Executive Officer & Director

Michael Liggett, CPA, CA,
Chief Financial Officer

Kyle Cerminara, CFA, MBA,

Larry Gene Swets Jr., CFA,


Hassan Raza Baqar MBA, CPA,

Richard E Govignon,
Independent Director

Andrew McIntyre CFA, MBA,
Independent Director

R Michael Powell,
Independent Director