Ottawa, ON – The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC) is pleased to announce the election of Michael Barrett as Chair of the Board of Directors. Mr. Barrett is President and Chief Executive Officer of Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd. and brings to DPAC 20 years of experience in the dairy industry. Mr. Barrett succeeds Carl Colizza, who served as Chair of the DPAC Board of Directors since March 2017.

About the Dairy Processors Association of Canada

DPAC is Canada’s national industry association representing the public policy and regulatory interests of the Canadian dairy processing industry. DPAC’s members represent some of the most recognized brands in Canada and provide work to over 23,000 Canadians, contributing over $17 billion to the national economy annually.

For more information:

Ciana Van Dusen

Dairy Processors Association of Canada

cvandusen@dpac-atlc.ca

613-232-7242 x102