December 15, 2022 –

The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC) is pleased to announce the election of Philip Vanderpol as Chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Vanderpol is President and Chief Executive Officer of Vitalus Nutrition, and brings more than two decades of experience working in the dairy industry. Mr Vanderpol has served as Vice-Chair of DPAC since 2015, and succeeds Michael Barrett, who has served as Chair of the DPAC Board of Directors since June 2019. DPAC wishes to extend its sincere appreciation for Mr Barrett’s years of dedication to the DPAC Board.

DPAC is also pleased to announce that Sarab Hans has been newly elected as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors. Sarab Hans is the President of Hans Dairy Inc, a successful 25-year-old dairy processing family business. 

Dominique Benoit (Senior Vice-President, Agropur), Gilles Froment (Senior Vice-President, Lactalis Canada) and Catherine Tokarz (Senior Vice-President, Saputo) continue their roles on  the DPAC Executive Committee.