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CPMA announces 2019-20 board of directors

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association announced its board of directors for 2019-20. Elections took place last week, during the 2019 CPMA Annual General Meeting, happening concurrently with the 2019 CPMA Convention & Trade Show. The CPMA board of directors represents a wealth of industry talent from across all stages of the supply chain.cpma

The following directors were elected to the CPMA Board of Directors:

  • Joe Sbrocchi, Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers
  • Raffi Krikorian, Goodfood Market Corp.
  • Dan Martin, EarthFresh
  • Mimmo Franzone, Longo Bros. Fruit Markets Inc.
  • David Dube, Krown Produce
  • Robert Johnson, Country Grocer
  • Tom Coleman, Earthbound Farm
  • Brian Slagel, Sunkist Growers, Inc.

The complete CPMA Board of Directors listing is as follows:

Executive Committee
Chair Oleen Smethurst, Costco Wholesale Canada; Past Chair Les Mallard, Fyffes North America Inc.; First Vice Chair Davis Yung, Fresh Direct Produce Ltd.; Second Vice Chair Guy Milette, Courchesne Larose Ltée.; Executive Committee Member Mario Masellis, M.L. Catania Co. Ltd.; and Executive Committee Member Colin Chapdelaine, Star Group/BC Hot House Foods Inc.

Board Members
Murray Driediger, BCfresh; George Pitsikoulis, Canadawide Fruit Wholesalers Inc.; Byron Bellows, Colemans Food Centres; Robert Johnson, Country Grocer; Tom Coleman, Earthbound Farm; Dan Martin, EarthFresh; Steve Bamford, Fresh Advancements; John Corsaro, The Giumarra Cos.; Raffi Krikorian, Goodfood Market Corp.; David Dube, Krown Produce; Frank Gambioli, Loblaw Cos.; Mimmo Franzone, Longo Bros. Fruit Markets Inc.; Tim York, Markon Cooperative Inc.; Steve Boulianne, Metro Richelieu Inc.; Andrea Palmer, Nova Agri Inc.; Joe Sbrocchi, Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers; Steve Roosdahl, The Oppenheimer Group; Brian Hampton, The Produce People Ltd.; Keith Kuhl, Southern Potato Co. Ltd.; Brian Slagel, Sunkist Growers Inc.; Tom Bak, Sysco; Stephan Schmekel, Vegpro International Inc.; Mike Ecker, Vineland Growers' Co-operative Ltd.; Kimberly Roberts, Walmart Canada; and Aaron Bregg, Westcoast Produce Wholesalers.