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New GM at Alberta Wheat Commission

Aug. 6, 2013, Calgary, AB - Doug Cornell has been named the new general manager of the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), following the retirement of the year-old Commission's inaugural general manager Rick Istead.

Cornell has an extensive background in agricultural production and management, commodity marketing and stakeholder/customer relations. He also has a passion for identifying and putting emerging technology to work for the agriculture industry.

As general manager, Cornell will be responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of the AWC's strategic initiatives including its marketing, research and producer engagement programs.