Fairtrade Canada Announces New Executive Director

Tom Smith became the Executive Director of Fairtrade Canada as of October 1, 2012.  Tom worked with co-operative producers throughout Latin America.  As Vice President, Food Division at Co-op Atlantic, Tom “lead the charge”  to develop direct relationships with fruit and vegetable producers in Central America, while also developing innovative policies to expand opportunities for local products from farmers across the Atlantic Region.  As CEO of Just Us! Coffee Roasters Coop, Tom was exposed to the true roots of Fair Trade by pioneers Jeff and Deb Moore.

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