LANGLEY, BC, Dec. 14 /CNW/ - Jack Benne, President of Bevo Agro Inc. (BVO:TSX-Ven.), is pleased to announce the election of John Hoekstra to the Company's Board of Directors and his appointment as Chief Financial Officer. In his capacity as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Hoekstra will replace Mr. Don Fairholm who is retiring to his private practice, Fairholm and Company. Mr. Fairholm will continue as a Director of the Company.
Mr. Hoekstra has been the Controller of Bevo Farms Ltd., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, since July of 2004. Prior to joining Bevo Farms Ltd., he worked at Air Liquide Canada Inc. as Supply Chain Manager, and at Unitor Ships Service (Canada) Ltd. as Branch Manager. Mr. Hoekstra graduated from Redeemer University in 1991 with a degree in Business Administration, and expects to obtain his CGA designation in the new year.
Bevo Agro is North America's leading propagator of vegetable plants including tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers as well as bedding plants, flowers and poinsettias. In addition to being a certified organic grower, Bevo also produces cucumbers which are marketed and sold through a licensed marketing agency. Bevo's vigorous, well rooted, healthy and pest free plants are grown under stringent controlled conditions from its 34 acre production facility.
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SOURCE Bevo Agro Inc.
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