Mr. Boynton joined Rayonier in 1999 and was most recently senior vice president, Performance Fibers and Wood Products.
Jack Kriesel has been promoted to senior vice president, Performance Fibers, taking the position previously held by Mr. Boyton. Mr. Kriesel assumes responsibility for Rayonier’s industry leading manufacturing of high purity, high performance specialty cellulose fibers and the production of absorbent material fibers. Mr. Kriesel was previously vice president, marketing, research and strategic sourcing in the Performance Fibers group. He has been with Rayonier since 1978.