Biography - Serge Riendeau


Serge Riendeau has over 40 years of experience in the Canadian dairy industry. He has been the co-owner of Riendeau et Gendron Inc., a 1000 acre farm with about 500 dairy cattle, since 1976.

Mr. Riendeau has been employed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) since 2018. During his tenure, he has accomplished significant achievements including  supporting the negotiations to implement the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) and chairing the Canadian Milk Supply Management Committee. Prior to joining the CDC, Mr. Riendeau had an extensive 26 year career as a member of Agropur coopérative’s board of directors, where he served as President for 15 years. Throughout his career, Mr. Riendeau received many prizes and recognition awards in the field of agriculture, including being inducted in the Temple de la Renommée de l’Agriculture du Québec in 2019.

Mr. Riendeau is an active member of the community. In part, he supports charities serving children who are victims of violence and bullying.

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