Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario July 18, 2019 – The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) is pleased to announce the election of Kelly Brown, Senior Vice President Legal & Corporate Affairs at Arterra Wines Canada as Chair of the CVA Board. She replaces David Wilson, former Vice President, Finance and Business Development at Mark Anthony Group based in British Columbia who Chaired the Association for two years.

Ms. Brown joined the board in 2018 and is the Chair of CVA’s Rebranding Task Group. “With many years of practical management experience as lawyer by trade, touching on most aspects of the alcoholic beverage and retail industry, we are delighted that someone with such experience and industry knowledge as Kelly has agreed to lead our Board of Directors,” said Dan Paszkowski, President and CEO.

Other elections to the CVA Board include:

  • Del Rollo, Arterra Wines Canada (Ontario)
  • Darryl Brooker, Mission Hill Family Estate Winery (British Columbia)

CVA would like to thank outgoing directors Josie Tyabji (Arterra Wines Canada) and David Wilson for their contribution. For a full list of CVA Board of Directors, click here.