Second Harvest hires former Food For Life Canada exec

Graham Hill joins food rescue organization as vice president of strategic affairs
Graham Hill
Graham Hill

Second Harvest has hired Graham Hill as vice president of strategic affairs.

Hill joins the company from Ontario-based food rescue organization Food For Life Canada, where he served as executive director. 

At Second Harvest, Hill is tasked with identifying opportunities and leading initiatives that prioritize sustainability and growth strategy. 

Hill will explore emerging solutions, evaluate business initiatives, identify development opportunities and expand social enterprise operations to build revenue streams.

He will also work to foster new partnerships for the organization and accelerate brand awareness.

"We are delighted to announce this addition to our leadership team at Second Harvest and know that the perspective and expertise Graham brings will provide immediate benefit to our strategic growth as an organization," Lori Nikkel, CEO of Second Harvest, said in a statement. "Graham's well-established talents for innovation and business development are a perfect fit and we can't wait to hit the ground running!"

Prior to Food For Life Canada, Hill worked for several years as manager, annual campaign and strategic initiatives, at Food Banks Canada, focusing on national fundraising campaigns, corporate and cause partnerships and technology. 

He has also held positions at Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Kensington Health Centre/Foundation, Trillium Health Centre Foundation, West Park Healthcare Foundation, The Dorothy Ley Hospice and Canadian Cancer Society.

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