Shikha Jain has been appointed to the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) board of directors. The four year term begins Sept. 15.
Jain is the CEO of Green Energy Trading Corp., a green technology company that supports climate farming and sustainability in the dairy industry.
She previously served as CEO of Career Colleges Ontario and chief strategy and administrative officer with the Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO).
During her tenure with DFO, she held responsibility for the strategic planning process, quality assurance and regulatory compliance, strategic communications and government relations, HR and organizational development, administrative services and facilities.
Jain also currently serves on the board of directors of Innovation Guelph and Family and Children's Services Guelph Wellington.
"There is no doubt that Shikha Jain's extensive experience in strategic planning and sustainability in the dairy industry will be assets for the Canadian Dairy Commission. Her guidance will be valuable as the CDC is moving forward with the Government's agenda to advance innovation and GHG emissions reduction, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, said in a statement.