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Shaw re-appointed to FCC helm

Gill Shaw has been re-appointed to another three years as chair of the board of directors for the Farm Credit Corporation, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced Friday.  

“Mr. Shaw has been doing an excellent job as Chair of FCC’s Board of Directors since 2006, and I am pleased he has agreed to stay on for another three-year term,” Ritz said. “We look forward to seeing FCC continue helping Canadian farmers manage these tough times.”

 FCC reports to Canada’s parliament through the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.  Shaw’s appointment is effective October 30, 2009 for a term of three years.

Shaw has more than 30 years’ experience in agricultural and financial management, and is a specialist in large commercial credit administration. From 1991 to 2002, he served as chief executive officer of the Manitoba Agricultural Credit Corporation and, during that time, was a member of the executive committee of the Manitoba Department of Agriculture. From 1989 to 1991, he served as executive director of the Manitoba Farm Mediation Board. He lives in Brandon, Manitoba.

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