Tolko Announces Leadership Transition – Pino Pucci succeeds Brad Thorlakson as president and chief executive officer

By Chris Downey, Communications Advisor
Tolko Industries Ltd.
May 30, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Pino Pucci

Brad Thorlakson

VERNON, BC — After 14 years as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tolko, and over 40 years with the company founded by his grandfather Harold, Brad Thorlakson has transitioned to the role of executive chair of the board. Further to Brad’s transition, Pino Pucci has assumed the role of president and CEO. Pino joined Tolko in 2015 as vice president, sales, marketing and logistics, leading the implementation and growth of the company’s customer-centric distribution network across North America. With 35 years of industry experience, his innovative approach to leadership continues to inspire and challenge his teams to be their best and deliver results. “Pino’s unwavering commitment to safety, people and values have him well positioned to lead Tolko into the future,” said Brad. “Tolko will remain a private, family-owned business and the family remains committed to the long-term success of the company.”

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