Blue Wolf Capital Names James Langdale CEO of Suwannee Lumber Company LLC
Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC announced that portfolio company Suwannee Lumber Company LLC has named James H. Langdale Chief Executive Officer, according to a Business Wire press release.
He succeeds Frank “Bump” Faircloth, who will become Chairman of Suwannee’s Board of Directors. Bump has served as Chief Executive Officer of Suwannee since 1992 and oversaw the growth of Suwannee from $5 million of revenue in 1992 to over $100 million in revenue in 2014. Suwannee, headquartered in Cross City, Florida, is a leading independent manufacturer of softwood lumber in the Southeastern United States and a leading manufacturer of mulch and soil products, including its popular Jungle Growth line of products.
Charles Miller, Partner at Blue Wolf and out-going Chairman of Suwannee, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jim to Suwannee. He is a well-respected, experienced sawmill operator who can further build our customer base and grow the Suwannee product line. We would also like to thank Bump for his many years of service as Chief Executive Officer and look forward to his leadership as Chairman.”