Egg Farmers of Canada has announced the hiring of a new CEO.
Drew Black will be joining the national egg producer organization as of November 6, 2023.
“We are excited to welcome Mr. Black as our CEO. He brings a wealth of knowledge and in-depth experience from working within the agriculture sector for many years. His incredible passion for nurturing collaborative teams, which is something we prioritized throughout our CEO search, makes him particularly well suited to lead Egg Farmers of Canada,” says Roger Pelissero, EFC chair, in a statement. “He is a proven leader who will be working closely with our Board of Directors and our talented staff to continue to strengthen Canada’s egg farming sector.”
Since 2018, he has served as the executive director for the Canadian Hatching Egg Producers, which represents farms that produce eggs for hatching to supply broiler chicken farms. Prior to this, he served as the Director of Environment and Science Policy at the Canadian Federation of Agriculture.
Black replaces Tim Lambert, who served as CEO of Egg Farmers of Canada for two decades, dating back to 2003.