The Canola Council of Canada announced on April 18 that Jim Everson has been selected as the next Canola Council of Canada President.

Everson served as vice president of Government Relations at the Canola Council from 2008 to 2015, where he represented the canola industry’s interests in trade, market access and regulatory affairs. He was also the executive director of the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association and executive director of Soy Canada.

“I’m very excited about the opportunity to work with the tremendous team at the Canola Council; a remarkably talented staff and committed, focused Board of Directors,” says Everson. “I look forward to returning to the Council and being part of the continued growth and success of the canola industry.”

He will be assuming the role once transition arrangements are finalized.

Click here to read the full press release from Canola Council of Canada.

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