President & CEO, Weyerhaeuser Company
Daniel S. Fulton was elected chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors in April 2008. He remains as president of Weyerhaeuser Company, a position he assumed in January 2008. From May 2001 until March 2008 he was president and chief executive officer of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Company. In January 2004 he was named to Weyerhaeuser Company’s senior management team.
Dan joined Weyerhaeuser’s investment evaluation department in 1976. He transferred to Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company (WRECO) in 1978 where he was planning manager. In 1979 Dan transferred to WRECO’s Weyerhaeuser Venture Company where he held a series of investment management roles. From 1987-1988 Dan served as the chief executive officer of Cornerstone Columbia Development Company. In 1988 he returned to Weyerhaeuser Venture Company and its affiliate Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors. Dan served in various management and investment positions before becoming president and chief executive officer of Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors and Weyerhaeuser Venture Company from 1998-2000.
Before joining Weyerhaeuser, he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy Supply Corps. Fulton graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Miami University (Ohio) in 1970. He received a master of business administration degree in finance from the University of Washington in 1976, and he completed the Stanford University Executive Program in 2001.
Fulton serves as a board member of United Way of King County and the Chief Seattle Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the University of Washington Business School and the Policy Advisory Board of the Joint Center of Housing with Harvard University.