The Rooster Farmers of Ontario (CFO) board of administrators has employed a new chief govt officer (CEO).
Denise Hockaday might be becoming a member of CFO on August 30, 2021 as the board’s everlasting CEO.
Hockaday will act as chief advisor to the board, characterize CFO provincially and nationally, and supply strategic management for the group, farmer-members, employees, and stakeholders.
Hockaday brings a wealth of expertise to the group. Most just lately, Hockaday held govt positions with Bayer and Monsanto the place she established and led the Local weather Company in Canada, managed the corporate’s seed enterprise of corn, canola, and soybeans, and held further nationwide management roles throughout the group.
Concerned in ag trade and teaching programs, Denise has served as a designate for Soy Canada, is previous president of the Canadian Agri-Advertising and marketing Affiliation, Ontario Chapter and has participated within the College of Guelph MBA program as an trade useful resource. Most just lately, Denise was appointed to the Agricultural Analysis Institute of Ontario.
Hockaday is a College of Guelph graduate with a bachelor’s diploma in commerce, centered on advertising and agribusiness. She grew up on a dairy farm in jap Ontario and at present lives close to Guelph, along with her household and is an lively volunteer in her neighborhood.
As well as, the CFO board and employees wish to prolong vital due to Mike Nailor, who served as interim CEO for the final 5 months.