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CFO - Leadership Announcement - President & CEO

Today, the Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) Board of Directors is announcing an upcoming transition in leadership.

Rob Dougans, CFO’s President & CEO, will be leaving the organization on March 31, 2021.

Over the last decade, Rob has provided leadership, guidance, and stewardship to our organization - and our supply managed industry.

Throughout his time at CFO, Rob has been devoted to moving the organization’s strategy forward; he has been an instrumental leader to our entire staff team.

The CFO Board of Directors sincerely thanks Rob for his commitment to our sector and our stakeholders.

Please plan to join CFO at the upcoming Chicken Farmers of Ontario Virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 25, 2021 as we acknowledge Rob for his years of service and recognize his contributions to our shared industry.

The CFO Board of Directors has embarked on an executive leadership succession search.

The Board endeavours to welcome an incoming Chief Executive Officer in the coming months.

The Board, alongside CFO’s Senior Leadership Team, is committed to continually providing an environment that fosters opportunities and creates value for our farmer-members, stakeholders, and staff.

Please send any stakeholder inquiries to Kathryn Goodish, Senior Director, Communications and Stakeholder Relations at


Chicken Farmers of Ontario
Board of Directors