DRC announces leadership changes

The Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation has announced that effective January 1, 2021, Luc Mougeot will take the helm as president and CEO. He will succeed Fred Webber who has filled the role since 2011, leading the organization to a significantly larger membership in Canada and the U.S.  

 

Webber is retiring from his position but has agreed to remain as a senior advisor until June 2021.  

 

Board chair Glenn Baty acknowledged Webber’s 35 years of service to the fresh fruit and vegetable industry.  

 

The Corporation will be launching an open competitive process this fall with the goal of appointing a suitably qualified candidate as vice-president early in the new year.

 

 

Source:  Dispute Resolution Corporation September 23, 2020 news release

 

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