Michelle Broom has been named the new president of the Ontario Produce Marketing Association. She will be responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of the association’s work supporting the facilitation of trade and enhancing the marketing and promotion of fresh fruits and vegetables in Ontario.
Broom has more than 20 years of experience in leadership, food industry nutrition and education. Most recently she was president of the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council in Australia. She has served on national and international committees including the Global Health, Nutrition and Food Security Committee and the National Committee for the United Nations International Year of Pulses.