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Grain Farmers of Ontario Welcomes Paul Hoekstra as Vice President, Strategic Development

GUELPH, ON (August 26, 2020) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, today announces Paul Hoekstra will join the organization as the Vice President, Strategic Development.

Hoekstra will be instrumental in overseeing the development of strategic programs that support farmer-members, their business growth, and the reputation of Grain Farmers of Ontario on a global scale. The Vice President, Strategic Development guides market development in new and existing markets, research, and communications, to meet the strategic objectives of the organization.

“We are thrilled that Paul Hoekstra is bringing his wealth of experience to Grain Farmers of Ontario as our new Vice President, Strategic Development. Paul’s leadership experience and background in science, communications, and business relationship development will be key to this role,” said Crosby Devitt, CEO, Grain Farmers of Ontario.


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Crosby Devitt, CEO, 519-835-2767,