Executive Director of Fairtrade Canada Steps Down

After six years in the position, Rob Clarke has resigned his position as Executive Director of Fairtrade Canada, effective January 25, 2012. Fairtrade Canada will soon begin a recruitment process for a new Executive Director, while the organization’s management team continues to handle operational matters in the interim.

At lot of change has come to Fair Trade in the past year, including the departures of each leader at Fairtrade International (FLO), Fairtrade Canada, Ten Thousand Villages Canada, and Ten Thousand Villages USA. The movement is also evolving through the monumental change of Fair Trade USA having left FLO January 1, 2012. Fairtrade Canada has been administering FLO’s activities in the U.S. on an interim basis since the split.

See full press release from Fairtrade Canada