Resignation of DFC Executive Director

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Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada

It is with a mix of sadness for her departure and gratitude for her efforts that theBoard of Directors of Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) announces that its Executive Director, Caroline Emond,has decided to step down effective July 4, 2017.

Since January 2015, Ms. Emond has played a critical role in several transformational files. Ms. Emond hassuccessfully led Canadian dairy producers to reach an historic agreement in principle with dairy processors.She revamped the organization’s look and feel with the launch of the new visual identity and revised theorganization mission, vision and values to bring DFC in the twenty first century. She worked withSaskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba marketing team to create additional synergies to ensure a bettercohesion with the organizations. She also helped minimize the impacts of the TPP on dairy farmers.

In light of her many accomplishments, she has decided to move on.

“Caroline has brought a breath of fresh air to DFC. We are grateful for her legacy, which will contribute to abright future for the dairy industry. She was instrumental in one of the most challenging times in the history ofCanada dairy industry.” Said Wally Smith, president of Dairy Farmers of Canada.We sincerely thank Caroline for her contribution to Dairy Famers of Canada and to the Canadian dairyindustry. She has shown to be a well-respected lobbyist and a dedicated leader. We wish her the best for herfuture projects.Over the next few months, DFC will be conducting a search to find the new ExecutiveDirector.


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