Leadership Award

Since 1979, ANAC has recognized the accomplishments of individuals with the Feed Industry Leadership Award. This award is presented yearly to industry leaders who, through their work and dedication to the feed industry, have made significant contributions to the livestock sector in Canada.

Now accepting applications for 2023!

Nominations for the 2023 Feed Industry Leadership Award will be accepted for consideration until March 24, 2023. Nomination forms must be submitted via an ANAC division, board member or member company delegate. Award recipients will be recognized at ANAC’s Annual General Meeting and Convention which will be held in Whistler, BC from May 29 to 31, 2023. ANAC will cover the costs for the recipient and one guest to attend the event.

Feed Industry Leadership Award recipients:


Andy Humphreys, Pestell Nutrition


David Buttenham, Ontario Agri Business Association


Marvin Stevenson, Halchemix Canada

HyLife Founders

Don Janzen, Denis Vielfaure and Claude Vielfaure, HyLife

From 1979 to 2019, this award was known as the Golden Award. In 2020, the name of this award was changed to the Feed Industry Leadership Award to better reflect the purpose of the award and changes in our industry.

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