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We are committed to corporate governance practices that enhance our company's accountability, integrity, and transparency and promote the ethical and sustainable pursuit of long-term shareholder value.
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Oversight

LP’s Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee provides a specific governance framework for LP’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts, which are brought to life by LP’s ESG Executive Council and Task Force, with cross-departmental representation within the company.

The Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee takes a leadership role in shaping the governance of the corporation and provides oversight and direction regarding the functioning and operation of the Board of Directors.

Lizanne C. Gottung
LP has a tremendous ESG story to tell. From sourcing sustainable forest resources and manufacturing innovative, carbon-friendly products to the care the company shows its employees and communities, LP has been the industry’s leading light for nearly 50 years.”
Lizanne C. Gottung, Chair, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee, LP Board of Directors

ESG Executive Council:

Nicole Daniel (Chair)

Nicole Daniel joined LP in September 2019. In her role, Daniel leads all aspects of the company’s legal activities, including compliance, corporate governance, litigation, regulatory, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and legal consultation to LP’s business and manufacturing operations. Prior to this, Daniel served as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Ciner Resources LP, a leading producer of natural soda ash. She previously held general counsel and compliance leadership roles at OCI Enterprises and Albemarle Corp. Daniel holds a J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and a B.A. in Government from the College of William & Mary.
Nicole Daniel (Chair)

Alan Haughie

Alan Haughie joined LP in January 2019. Prior to joining LP, Mr. Haughie served as Senior Vice President and CFO of ServiceMaster from 2013 to 2017. He joined ServiceMaster after spending 19 years with Federal-Mogul Corp., a diversified, global automotive components supplier, where he held a number of positions, including Senior Vice President and CFO; Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer; Director of Financial Planning and Analysis; and various financial planning and analysis roles in Federal-Mogul’s European aftermarket business. Prior to joining Federal-Mogul, he served in a number of audit roles at Ernst & Young L.L.P. Mr. Haughie is a chartered accountant and holds a B.S. with Honors in Mathematics from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
Alan Haughie

Mike Blosser

Mike Blosser joined LP in 1999 when LP acquired ABTCO, where he had worked for 15 years. He served as manufacturing manager for LP’s siding business before becoming Vice President in June 2007 with responsibility for the corporate safety and environmental efforts, as well as the forest resources division, procurement and logistics. He was appointed to his current position in July 2017. He holds an M.B.A. from the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Mike Blosser

Robin Everhart

Robin Everhart joined LP in April 2019. She is responsible for leading LP’s global human resources strategy and driving organizational effectiveness and transformational change to create a high-performance business culture. In her role, she leads talent acquisition, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, organizational design, cultural development, employee education and training, corporate communications, compensation and benefits. Prior to joining LP, Everhart served in a variety of leadership roles at Cintas Corporation, including: Senior VP and Chief Diversity Officer, Group VP/Operations, Chief Compliance Officer, VP of Corporate Communications and Government Affairs. She previously held senior compliance and ethics roles at Winn Dixie and The Home Depot. Ms. Everhart holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Georgia.
Robin Everhart

Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee:

Lizanne Gottung (Chair)

Lizanne Gottung became a director of LP in 2006. She is the chairperson of the Governance & Corporate Responsibility Committee, the vice chairperson of the Compensation Committee, and a member of the Executive Committee. Gottung began her career in 1981 with Kimberly-Clark Corporation where over 35 years she held various positions including Human Resources Manager; Plant Manager; Senior Vice President, Human Resources; Chief Human Resources Officer; and most recently Senior Vice President and Senior Advisor. Since 2017 Gottung has been a self-employed consultant and an Advisor for World 50, Inc. She earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and General Management from the University of Albany.
Lizanne C. Gottung (Chair)

Dustan McCoy

Dustan McCoy became a director of LP in 2002 and was appointed lead independent director in 2020. He is a member of the Compensation Committee, Executive Committee, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. McCoy joined Brunswick Corporate in 1999 where he stayed until his retirement in 2016. He held various positions at Brunswick including Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary; Executive Vice President of Witco Corporation; President, Brunswick Boat Group; Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary; and most recently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Eastern Kentucky University and a graduate degree from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law.
Dustan E. McCoy

Tracy Embree

Tracy Embree became a director of LP in 2016. She is a member of the Compensation Committee and Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Embree began her career in 1995 with Colgate Palmolive in various engineering and operations roles. In 2000, she joined Cummins Filtration where she held various roles including Corporate and eBusiness Strategy Role; Market Leader and Product Manager; Account Executive; and Director of Global Product Management. In 2006, Embree transitioned to Cummins Inc. where she held various leadership, executive director, and management positions. In 2016, she promoted to President and Vice President of Cummins Distribution Business. Embree is a founding member of Extraordinary Women on Boards, a private membership community for highly accomplished women who are experienced corporate board directors. She earned a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree from Harvard Business School.
Tracy A. Embree

Ozey Horton Jr.

Ozey Horton Jr. became a director of LP in September 2016. He is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee and Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Horton began his career in manufacturing, corporate development and project engineering. In 1981, he joined McKinsey & Company where he stayed before retiring in 2011. At McKinsey & Company, he led several practices within the organization such as founder of the global pulp, paper, and packaging practice; co-leader of the global basic materials practice; and most recently as leader of the global operations practice within the energy and materials sector. He earned a bachelor's degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Duke University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Ozey K. Horton Jr.

Stephen Macadam

Stephen Macadam became a director of LP in 2019. He is the chairperson of the Compensation Committee and member of the Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Macadam began his career with McKinsey & Company in 1988 where he served clients in various industries including pulp and paper; automotive; textile; chemical; banking; and electric. In 1998, he joined Georgia-Pacific Corporation as Senior Vice President, Containerboard and Packaging and later promoted to Executive Vice President of Pulp and Paperboard. In 2005, Macadam began Chief Executive Officer of BlueLinx Corporation. He later joined EnPro Industries in 2008 as Chief Executive Officer. He earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and a master's degree from Harvard Business School.
Stephen E. Macadam

F. Nicholas Grasberger III

F. Nicholas Grasberger III became a director of LP in June 2019. He is the chairperson of the Finance and Audit Committee, a member of the Executive Committee, and a member of the Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Grasberger began his career in 1985 with USX Corporation (now known as Marathon Oil) as Treasury Management Associate. In 1986, he joined Aristech Chemical Corporation as a Senior Financial Analyst until he moved to H.J. Heinz in 1996 as Corporate Treasurer. In 2000, Grasberger joined Kennametal as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer before transitioning to Armstrong World Industries where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, President of Armstrong Building Products and Asia-Pacific. In 2011, he joined Fenner Precision as Managing Director of Precision Polymers Division. Grasberger then moved to Harsco Corporate where he spent nine years in various positions including Chief Financial Officer; President and Chief Executive Officer; and most recently Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. He earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.
F. Nicholas Grasberger III

Jose Bayardo

Jose Bayardo became a director of LP in December 2021. He is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee and Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Bayardo began his career in 1993 as a Consultant for FM Global until he joined Tucker Anthony in 1998 as an Associate. In 2000, Bayardo migrated to J.P. Morgan as a Senior Associate and Sector Manager. Beginning in 2003, Bayardo spent nine years with Complete Production Services, Inc. as Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer. In 2012, he joined Continental Resources as Senior Vice President, Resource and Business Development before joining National Oilwell Varco in 2015 where he currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Bayardo earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a master's degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Jose A. Bayardo

Codes of Conduct and Ethics

With strongly shared values and ethics, we strive to maintain the highest standards in how we treat each other, run our operations, work with our customers, and contribute to our communities. Our dedicated people put LP’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics into action every day, representing LP’s core principles of ethics and integrity. We further extend these expectations and standards across our supply chain through our LP Supplier Code of Conduct. This LP Human Rights Policy also applies to all company operations and subsidiary operations. LP expects all partners—customers, suppliers and contractors—to share the same commitment to human rights that we have.

The Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee takes a leadership role in shaping the governance of the corporation and provides oversight and direction regarding the functioning and operation of the Board of Directors.

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SASB AND TCFD FRAMEWORKS

LP supports the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) frameworks:

As we continue our ESG journey, we are working to gather additional information and data to support more robust disclosures that align with globally recognized ESG frameworks.

Public Policy

We take a proactive approach to public policy and go well beyond regulatory requirements to demonstrate our commitment to corporate responsibility in every community where we have a presence.

LP maintains strong and positive relationships with public officials in the countries where we operate to ensure our priorities are shared across different levels of government. We monitor and manage financial and other business-related risks and opportunities related to state, provincial, and federal legislation and regulations. We also interact with key industry associations to prioritize policy issues. In accordance with LP’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, bribery and corruption are strictly prohibited. LP does not permit the offering or receiving of bribes in any format, whether dealing with government officials, public authorities, business partners, or other third parties.

Working closely with regulatory agencies everywhere ensures that our operations meet all requirements and obligations—from our harvesting operations to manufacturing building products and delivering our products to our customers.