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Sylvain Charlebois appointed to Second Harvest board of directors

By Food in Canada Staff   

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Dr. Sylvain Charlebois joins Second Harvest's board. (CNW Group/Second Harvest)

Second Harvest appoints Dr. Sylvain Charlebois as one of its board directors.

“We are so excited Sylvain has joined the Second Harvest Board of Directors,” said Lori Nikkel, CEO of Second Harvest. “His experience and knowledge in the Canadian food space are immeasurable. The level of scientific expertise that Sylvain brings will be a major strategic asset for Second Harvest and the people and planet we serve.”

Based in Halifax, Dr. Charlebois is a professor and director of the Agri-Food Analytics Food Lab at Dalhousie University, and former Dean of the Faculty of Management. He is a Canadian researcher in food distribution and food policy, well known for his podcast, The Food Professor, which showcases hot issues in the food, foodservice, grocery and restaurant industries.

“I’m honoured to join such a great organization and esteemed board. What Second Harvest has accomplished in recent years as Canada’s largest food rescue organization is truly amazing,” said Dr. Sylvain Charlebois.


“I’m pleased to join Lori in welcoming Sylvain Charlebois to Second Harvest’s board of directors,” said Jeff Hauswirth, board chair. “The need for food rescue and redistribution is more important than ever and Sylvain’s particular perspective and insight is a very welcome addition to this organization.”

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