Food and Beverage Canada (FBC-ABC) has appointed Kristina Farrell as CEO.
Prior to joining the non-profit organization, Farrell worked for Temple Scott Associates Inc. as the director of government and public relations. She also previously served as the interim executive director for FBC-ABC.
“Kristina brings an extensive knowledge of government relations and agri-food policy to Food and Beverage Canada,” said Robert Eiser, FBC-ABC co-chair and president of LUDA Foods Inc., in a statement. “Kristina’s innate ability to work with stakeholders at all levels, as well as her thoughtful and strategic approach to issues will allow the organization to continue to act as the go-to national voice for thriving food and beverage manufacturers in Canada.”
Farrell steps into the role on July 4.
“It is an honour that the board of directors has entrusted me with this role. Having worked with the association for the last number of years, I look forward to the opportunity to lead its work on industry priorities, and in supporting a strong food and beverage manufacturing sector,” Farrell said in a statement.