Association of Canada Appointed Robert Carter President
March 20 - 2021
Coffee Geography Magazine
The Coffee Association of Canada has appointed Robert Carter as its new president.
Carter, a restaurant and foodservice expert, succeeds Lesya Balych-Cooper, who
is retiring after serving as CAC’s president for almost seven years.
thrilled to have someone with Robert’s industry knowledge, network and history
leading the CAC as it embarks on the next stage of its tree-year strategic
plan,” Balych-Cooper said.
is managing partner of Straton Hunter Group where he leads a portfolio of
high-growth companies in the foodservice and food-tech industry. Prior to that,
for 14 years, he oversaw research development, sales and marketing of CREST
market intelligence data for the foodservice industry as executive director at
know the Coffee Association of Canada and its members well and my team at
Straton Hunter are thrilled to be involved with the association and for me to
take on this role,” Carter said.
in Toronto, the Coffee Association of Canada is a national not-for-profit
organization representing the majority of the coffee industry in Canada.
comprise importers, roasters, food service retail and grocery, packaging and