REGINA — Canadian Western Agribition will be looking for a new chief executive officer after Economic Development Regina announced they have hired Chris Lane.
Lane had been at Agribition for nearly six years and becomes president and CEO at EDR effective April 25.
EDR board vice-chair Tina Svedahl said Lane was chosen after a "diligent and intentional" recruitment process.
"We were looking for a leader who can capitalize on the genuine excitement and momentum that is building for the Regina region," she said in a news release.
"Chris is the perfect person for this role."
EDR has played a role in the recent announcements of major agricultural developments around the city, including canola crushing and wheat pulp plants.