Ganong Bros. chairman David Ganong to speak in Moncton on May 29

David Ganong
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May 23, 2012
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Ganong Bros. chairman David Ganong to speak in Moncton on May 29

MONCTON, N.B. – Ganong Bros. Limited chairman David Ganong will speak in Moncton on May 29 on the evolution of succession planning within his business as well as the roles businesses and governments must play to ensure a successful business environment for future generations.

The speech is the inaugural event in the Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club’s Distinguished Speakers Breakfast Series. It takes place on Tuesday, May 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Delta Beauséjour Hotel in Moncton. Doors open at 7 a.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $40 each. Tables of 10 are available for $400. The Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club will return all profits from the event to local charities, including Food Depot Alimentaire. Tickets are available by calling Jackie or Charline at 854-7600.

“We are very pleased to welcome such an extraordinary business leader at our first Distinguished Speakers Breakfast Series event,” said Russ Mallard, president of the Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club. “We hope the Greater Moncton community will turn out in large numbers to hear what Mr. Ganong has to say and learn from his tremendous experience.”

David Ganong has made outstanding contributions to economic development in New Brunswick. A fourth-generation chocolatier, he has proven to be a creative and visionary business leader, emphasizing product innovation, employee satisfaction and solid community relations to ensure Ganong Bros. Limited’s continuing success. He is also known as a national advocate for corporate governance, serving as a model of integrity and accountability in Canadian business.

To help promote rural economic growth, his company employs hundreds of people from the St. Stephen area and works with the Town of St. Stephen to support tourism initiatives such as the annual Chocolate Festival.

Mr. Ganong is a member of the Order of Canada, a Canadian Professional Sales Association Hall of Fame inductee and a member of the University of New Brunswick’s board of governors. Ganong Bros. Limited in Canada’s oldest candy company and was founded in 1873.

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Media contacts:

Russ Mallard
President
Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club
854-7600 / rmallard@sandler.com

Samuel Saintonge
Fundraising Committee Chair
Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club
854-7600 / samuels@sandler.com

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