Justine Hendricks. Photography via EDC
Justine Hendricks has been appointed president and chief executive of Farm Credit Canada.
Hendricks is the first woman to hold the position at the organization.
The executive has held various positions at Export Development Canada (EDC) over the past 16 years.
She was named EDC's senior vice president and chief corporate sustainability officer, sustainable business and enablement in 2019.
"We have broken another glass ceiling with the arrival of Justine Hendricks at the head of Farm Credit Canada. Her skills in finance, her expertise in sustainable development and her collaborative leadership makes her an ideal choice for this position,” Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau said in a statement.