Jim Everson to lead Soy Canada
By Top Crop Manager
Oct. 6, 2014 - Jim Everson has been named executive director of Soy Canada, effective November 5, 2014.
Soy Canada brings together all elements of the Canadian soybean sector, including producers, processors, commodity and food-grade exporters and seed companies. Everson will lead the association as it formalizes its governance and unifies the national soybean industry toward common objectives.
Everson comes to Soy Canada after six years as vice president, government relations with the Canola Council of Canada where he played a key role in market access and trade policy issues and served a commodity value chain association. His experience in policy, communications and advocacy in Ottawa spans 30 years.
Based in Ottawa, Soy Canada's mandate is to maintain and expand market access, open new markets, increase industry profile and strengthen relationships among stakeholders. Visit www.SoyCanada.ca for more information.