Recently the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Association held its 91st
Annual General Meeting in Toronto, Ontario. At this meeting, it was announced that the
Board of Directors had elected Paul Larmer to the role of Vice President of the Royal
Agricultural Winter Fair for 2013.
Since 2009, Paul has been a valued member of the Fair's Board of Directors, bringing
decades of experience in the agriculture and food sector. Throughout his career, Paul
has demonstrated strong leadership, management and strategic planning expertise.
Paul has vast knowledge and expertise of the bovine genetics industry at a national and
He has been an instrumental force in building the dairy industry in Canada. As a past
General Manager of United Breeders, Paul worked closely with the Boards of Directors
of United Breeders and Western Ontario Breeders to facilitate the merger and formation
of Gencor in 1995 (known as EastGen today). Paul was also key in the formation of the
Semex Alliance in 1997, where he currently holds the position of Chief Executive
Officer, championing their growth as a global leader.
Paul is also a strong promoter of youth and has served on the Board of Trustees of the
Ontario Youth Trust Fund, is a past chair of the Ontario 4-H Foundation and the OAC
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Association is honoured that Paul Larmer has
accepted this role of Vice President.