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Chicken Farmers of Ontario appoint new CEO


October 15, 2008
By Chicken Farmers of Ontario

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Chicken Farmers of Ontario appoint new CEO
Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) welcomed Rob Dougans to the role of chief executive officer and general manager, effective Oct. 6, 2008.

Mr. Dougans will help CFO
deliver on its commitment to provide trusted leadership in the Ontario
and Canadian chicken industry through excellence in supply management
regulation and administration, industry business value development,
risk management and effective advocacy.


“Our recruitment strategy was to find a proven business leader who can help CFO meet its organizational objectives and deliver value to stakeholders,” explains Bill Woods, Chair CFO. “Rob has built his career on strengthening organizations and we’re pleased to have him join and lead the team at CFO.”

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Rob will apply over 35 years in the consumer packaged goods industries to leading the development and implementation of strategic and operational solutions to support a sustainable and dynamic chicken industry.

Prior to joining CFO, Rob operated in senior leadership roles as President and CEO for over 10 years, in public and private companies focused on Canadian and North American markets. Most recently, he was President and CEO of Associated Brands LP, a leading North American dry blend private label food products company. During his successful food industry career, Rob has worked with some of the largest names in the packaged food industry such as Kraft General Foods, Canada Bread and Dairyworld Foods Limited in roles of increasing responsibility.

For more information, contact:
Mary Fearon                       
Communications Manager, CFO
Office/Cell: 289-288-4201
mary.fearon@cfo.on.ca