19-20 Russ Mallard
Russ is the President of Atlantic Beef Products Inc., the only Federally Inspected beef processor east of Montreal. Russ also spent 7 years in Western Canada in Calgary and Victoria BC with Centennial Packers as a Branch Manager and National Sales and Marketing Manager. In 1992, he and his family returned to the Maritimes to work for Hub Meat Packers in Moncton as Senior Director of Sales. In 2000, Russ left Hub to fulfil a lifelong dream of owning his own business and started a foodservice distributor based in Moncton. M&S Food Service Inc. grew quickly and in 2003 it was acquired by Gordon Food Service from the US and Russ remained and President & CEO until the end of 2006. Russ is the Finance Chair of the Marketing Committee.