CCFI names its new president and CEO

The former Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and Deputy Minister of Rural and Regional Development of Prince Edward Island will lead the the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI). John Jamieson has been hired by CCFI’s board of directors to replace Crystal Mackay who led the team for nearly 10 years.

“We are delighted to have a respected leader like John join the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity as our president and CEO to further advance our mandate as we strive to build public trust within Canada’s food system,” says Kim McConnell, chair of the CCFI board of directors.

“We are confident in John’s ability to guide CCFI with his esteemed experience, his many contacts in the food, agriculture and aquaculture industries, and his personal passion to advance public trust.”

(supplied)

According to a news release, Jamieson has more than 25 years of experience in senior leadership within Canada’s agri-food sector.

Previous to his role in provincial politics, Jamieson was the executive director of the Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture. He is also a professional agrologist, certified nutrient management planner, and sits on the Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture Advisory Committee. He previously sat on the Farm and Food Care Foundation’s board of directors.

“I am thoroughly excited to take on this new role and to work with the CCFI Board of Directors and industry members to advance trust in Canada’s top-quality food system,” says Jamieson.

He will officially start the position on June 17th, and be based out of CCFI’s Guelph office.

Related

Leave a Reply

 

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Privacy Preference Center

Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

gdpr, __cfduid, PHPSESSID, wordpress_test_cookie, woocommerce_items_in_cart, woocommerce_cart_hash, wp_woocommerce_session, wordpress_logged_in, wordpress_sec, wp-settings, wp-settings-time, __cf_mob_redir, wordpress_cache, realag
__cfduid

Marketing

Measuring interactions with the ads on the domain.

__gads,fsk_ut_2317
scmtid,v,a,JSESSIONID
IDE

Statistics

These are used to track user interaction and detect potential problems. These help us improve our services by providing analytical data on how users use this site.

_ga,_gid,_gat,_cb,_chartbeat2,_chartbeat4
_ga,_gat
_ga,_gid
metrics_token

Preferences

Preference cookies enable the website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

chartdefaults, comment_author, comment_author_email, comment_author_url
JSESSIONID, _os_session,anonymous_votes,csrf-param,csrf-token,user,user-id,user-platform,intercom-session,intercom-lou,intercom-session
personalization_id, tfw_exp