With a career spanning three decades, Greg Johnston has established a successful trajectory in the wood products industry, with a focus on woodlands, lumber and OSB manufacturing. Over the last 14 years, he has held various leadership positions at Tolko, demonstrating a track record of enhancing operational performance and employee engagement. Greg’s portfolio includes overseeing capital projects from conception to execution, facilitating startups, liaising with provincial and local governments, and managing post-merger consolidation activities.
In his most recent position as the general manager of strand-based business at Tolko, Greg has played a pivotal role in boosting performance at both long-established facilities and startups. His key accomplishments include the successful restart of the High Prairie, Alberta, OSB plant after a 10-year closure and a remarkable turnaround of the Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, operation. Greg is widely recognized for his extensive experience in the wood products industry, his passion for business improvement, and his exemplary work ethic.