Egg Farmers of Canada has appointed Drew Black as its new CEO.
Black, who steps into the role on Nov. 6, previously served as executive director at Canadian Hatching Egg Producers, where he was the principal liaison between the board of directors, board committees and the organization’s operations.
Prior to that, he was the director of environment and science policy at the Canadian Federation of Agriculture.
"We are excited to welcome Mr. Black as our CEO. He brings a wealth of knowledge and in-depth experience from working within the agriculture sector for many years. His incredible passion for nurturing collaborative teams, which is something we prioritized throughout our CEO search, makes him particularly well suited to lead Egg Farmers of Canada," said Roger Pelissero, chair of Egg Farmers of Canada, in a statement. "He is a proven leader who will be working closely with our Board of Directors and our talented staff to continue to strengthen Canada's egg farming sector."