FEDERAL WAY, WA—Forest products giant Weyerhaeuser Company has named Sara Kendall vice president, corporate affairs and sustainability. Kendall succeeds Ernesta Ballard, senior vice president, corporate affairs, who is retiring.
In her new role, Kendall has overall responsibility for the company’s federal and regional public affairs, communications, community investment, sustainability, and environment, health and safety functions. She reports directly to Dan Fulton, president and chief executive officer.
Kendall joined Weyerhaeuser in 1989 after serving as a natural resource legislative counsel for U.S. Senators Dan Evans and Slade Gorton. Prior to assuming her new role, Kendall was vice president, environment, health and safety, and sustainability. Earlier, she served in the law department and the company’s timberlands and wood products businesses.