UFA Co-operative Limited



UFA Co-operative Limited

March 20, 2013 17:59 ET

UFA Co-operative Limited Announces 2013 Board of Directors

Chairman Jim Laverick Elected for Fourth Term

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 20, 2013) - UFA Co-operative Limited is proud to announce the election of the 2013 Board of Directors. The elections took place at the Annual General Meeting March 13 - 14, 2013.

Jim Laverick was elected for a fourth consecutive term as Chairman. In addition, UFA welcomes four new board members who have each been elected for a three-year term:

  • Kevin Hoppins, Trochu (Grain and Livestock Producer)
  • Doug Thompson, Medicine Hat (Property Development, Financial Advisor)
  • Rick Hansen, Blackie (Grain Producer)
  • Harvey Hagman, Mayerthorpe (Grain and Livestock Producer)

"On behalf of UFA, we would like to welcome our new board members and offer a sincere thank you to Duane Glimsdale, Debbie Adolphson, Barry Webster and Jacob Middelkamp for their many years as elected UFA officials," said Jim Watt, Chief Governance Officer. "As a co-operative, we are only as strong as our membership and elected officials, and we thank these passionate and skilled individuals for their dedication to UFA and our members."

The UFA board of directors is elected by the assembly of UFA consisting of 42 delegates and 11 board members. Further information regarding the UFA board of directors please visit www.ufa.com/aboutUFA/directors.html.

UFA Co-operative Limited is one of Alberta's most dynamic enterprises. UFA has an unmatched network of more than 110 bulk fuel and cardlock Petroleum locations, 35 Farm & Ranch Supply stores and 11 Wholesale Sports Outdoor Outfitter stores. Our employees and independent Petroleum agents strive to provide products, services and solutions to farmers, ranchers, consumers and commercial members and customers in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

Since it was founded in 1909, UFA has grown from a small-scale local co-operative into a comprehensive enterprise with $2.1 billion in annual sales and over 120,000 members. While UFA has grown and changed over the years, at our heart remains a commitment to agriculture and to the communities we serve.

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