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Chief Executive Officer

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Serge Riendeau was appointed CEO effective May 14, 2018 for a three-year period.

Mr. Riendeau is a leading figure of the Canadian dairy industry. He has occupied a position on the board of the Agropur cooperative for 26 years and was its president for 15 years. In 2017, Mr. Riendeau retired and left his position as president of the cooperative.

His management experience is rich and varied. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Riendeau was involved in municipal politics as a counselor and mayor of the town of Barnston in Quebec.

Mr. Riendeau has been operating a 700-acre dairy farm for 42 years: Riendeau et Gendron inc. The dairy farm is located between Coaticook in Quebec and the American border. The herd has 400 head.

Mr. Riendeau is an active member of the community. He supports, among others, charities offering services to child victims of violence and bullying.