Lawrence Sauder

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