William R. Manzer
Bill joined Rayonier in January 2011 as Vice President, Manufacturing Operations and assumed the same role with RYAM following the separation. In 2016, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and in 2021 he was promoted to his current role, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing Operations. Throughout Bill’s career, he’s been responsible for pulp and paper mill operations in the United States and Canada.
Prior to joining Rayonier, he held various senior manufacturing roles for Fraser Papers from 2001 to 2010, most recently as Senior Vice President, Business Strategy and Projects. He also held various pulp and paper manufacturing roles with Champion International from 1991 to 2001 and in an earlier tenure with Fraser Papers from 1981 to 1991.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Maine, Orono.