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Updates to the FHCP Board of Directors
Created on 10/14/2021 11:56:18 AM

October 14, 2021 — Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada (FHCP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Wade, President, Unilever Canada to the role of Board Chair, FHCP. Gary has been a member of the Board for the past four years and a member of the Executive Committee as Vice Chair for three years. He is well versed on the many files and initiatives currently underway at FHCP, a recognized leader with the ability to inspire and lead diverse teams, and distinguished by his passion and many successes throughout his career in consumer goods.

Gary succeeds former Chair, Ian Roberts, who recently accepted a new role with Conagra, located in the United States. For the past seven years, Ian has provided exceptional leadership and perspective as a member of FHCP’s Board of Directors. Over the past two years as Board Chair, he has helped guide the amalgamation of FCPC and CHPC and provided strong strategic stewardship on many critically important files, including the Fair Business strategy. Everyone at FHCP wishes him much success in his new role.

FHCP also welcomes to the Board:

  • Claire Bara, A. Lassonde - Replacing Jean Gattuso 
  • Nate Challen, Sanofi Consumer Health - Replacing Vinicius Santos 
  • Chantal Templeton, Mars Canada - Replacing Jeremy Daveau  
  • Olivier Lemire, Keurig Dr Pepper Canada - Replacing Stephane Glorieux 
  • Sarah Woods, Henkel Canada - First 3-year term 

Thank you to all outgoing Board members for their contributions to FHCP and for their impact and support to the organization’s success. We are excited to welcome the new members to our Board and look forward to working with them to support Canada’s Food, Health, and Consumer Products Industry.

For more information please see the full list of our Board of Directors.