Doyle R. Simons has been president and chief executive officer of Weyerhaeuser since August 1, 2013. He has been a director of the company since June 2012 and was appointed as chief executive officer elect and an executive officer of the company June 17, 2013. He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Temple-Inland, Inc. (forest products) from 2008 to February 2012 when it was acquired by International Paper. Previously, he held various management positions with Temple-Inland, including executive vice president from 2005 to 2007 and chief administrative officer from 2003 to 2005. Prior to joining Temple-Inland in 1992, he practiced real estate and banking law with Hutcheson and Grundy, L.L.P. Simons also serves on the board of directors for Fiserv, Inc.; is a member of the board of visitors for the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, and the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business Advisory Board; and serves on the Advisory Councils of the College of Natural Sciences and Texas Memorial Museum at The University of Texas at Austin. He has extensive experience in managing forest products companies and capital intensive industries, with strong skills in real estate development, corporate finance, executive compensation and strategic planning.