Press Release


Campbell Global Grows Presence in Latin America and Australasia

Hires Head of Latin America and Director of Acquisitions, Australasia

Portland, Ore. - February 23, 2015 - Campbell Global, a full-service timberland investment firm, has added two senior positions to focus on its global business strategy.

Mauricio Penteado joins as Head of Latin America, based in Brazil; Rob van Rossen comes to the company as Director of Acquisitions, Australasia, a position located in New Zealand.

The new positions represent a strategic focus on the firm's global business initiatives, led by Angie Davis, Managing Director Investor Relations & Business Development, and Steven King, Director of Global Business Strategy.

"Mauricio and Rob provide additional expertise as we expand globally, while maintaining the strongest commitment to our existing clients, partners, and assets," said John Gilleland, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.

Adding to a well-established and experienced team, Penteado and van Rossen contribute a deep understanding of timberland investments in their respective regions.

Penteado brings nearly two decades of experience, including working in strategic and operational roles with some of Brazil's largest timberland companies. In addition to having proven experience overseeing forest operations, he has knowledge of acquisition planning, including site identification, M&A processes and due diligence.

van Rossen most recently owned and operated Rob van Rossen Consulting Ltd, and has experience in forest management and production, logistics and domestic and export log sales. He has over 15 years of experience in executive leadership and has held an array of leadership roles in numerous industry organizations including Chair for the Forest Growers Interim R&D Committee in New Zealand in 2013.

Campbell Global has been active in international timberland markets for many years including acquisitions, management and dispositions in Canada and more recently the purchase of three forward rotations on approximately 94,000 hectares (232,000 acres) of the South Australia Government's Green Triangle Plantation Estate and the establishment of OneFortyOne Plantations Holdings Pty Ltd.

"Our clients and partners will benefit from the decades of timberland investment experience Mauricio and Rob bring to the firm," said Steven King, Director of Global Business Strategy. "We are pleased to welcome them to the Campbell Global team," added King.

Please refer to the biographies link for more information on Mauricio and Rob.

About Campbell Global
Campbell Global, LLC is a leader in sustainable timberland and natural resource investment management, built on a foundation of quality service, proven expertise, and integrity. The firm currently manages more than 3.1 million acres (1.3 million hectares) worldwide, representing approximately $6.7 billion in assets. As a full-service firm with a global focus, we provide clients with considerable expertise and transparency through all stages of the investment life cycle. Campbell Global is one of the only timberland investment organizations that manage for conservation purposes on behalf of a non-profit organization. Based in Portland, Oregon, the firm was founded in 1981 as The Campbell Group and brings more than three decades of experience and industry knowledge to timberland investment management and value creation. For more information visit

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