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Managing Director, Canada Wood Japan
Shawn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ottawa in 1990 and later from the Asia Pacific Management Program at Capilano College in 1995. His career has spanned 15 years in international forest and building products marketing and sales with leading primary producers. Shawn joined the Canada Wood group in April 2007 to take on the role of Director, Japan Operations. He resides in Tokyo with his wife Christine and son Cole.
According to a Japanese Government Cabinet Office survey conducted in October 2019, the popularity of 2×4 housing continues to gain traction among younger generations in Japan. The survey first reconfirms that the popularity… more
December & Year End 2019 Japan Housing Starts Summary
December total housing starts dropped 7.9% to finish at 72,174 units for the sixth consecutive monthly decline. Owner occupied housing declined 8.7% and rental housing… more