||Lawrence has been with Metrie (formerly Sauder Industries Ltd.) since
1975. He served as president of Sauder Industries from 1988 to 2004 and
then subsequently as CEO and chairman of the board until 2013. Today
he continues in his role as chairman. He has been a director of
International Forest Products since 1984 and the chairman since 2008.
Lawrence has also been a director and chairman of Hardwoods Distribution
Inc. since it went public in 2004 and is a current member of the World President’s Organization