New CEO announcement
March 30, 2023

Good day,

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am very pleased to announce that Craig Gilpin will be joining Red River Cooperative Ltd. as our new Chief Executive Officer. Craig will begin his career with us on May 15, 2023.

Craig has more than 20 years in consumer retailing experience at the executive leadership level. Craig has held executive roles in operations, corporate support, and finance. His most recent role was CEO, with a local development company.

With strong management and strategic experience, he has a proven ability to lead teams to success with integrity. Craig has demonstrated his leadership skills in global contexts while always appreciating the uniqueness of local needs. He believes the best way to develop and deliver an organization’s strategy is by aligning and empowering people to do their best.

Craig will report directly to the Board of Directors. We are eagerly anticipating Craig’s journey with us, and we are confident he will make a very positive impact on our organization. Please join us in extending a heartfelt welcome to Craig as he joins Red River Co-op.

Thank you,

Ward Weisensel
Chairperson – Red River Co-op Board of Directors