Pierre Petelle

Pierre Petelle

President and Chief Executive Officer
CropLife Canada

Pierre Petelle is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CropLife Canada, the trade association that represents the Canadian manufacturers, developers and distributors of pest control products and plants with novel traits. In this role, Pierre is responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of the association.

CropLife Canada's goals include improving public confidence in our members' technologies, facilitating a positive regulatory environment, ensuring proper stewardship of our industry's products and building collaborative stakeholder relationships. Pierre joined CropLife Canada in 2008 and a few years later was appointed vice-president of chemistry, making him responsible for leading one of two main business lines at CropLife Canada.

Prior to joining CropLife Canada, Pierre worked in the policy office at Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency. In that role he worked on a wide range of issues relevant to Canada's plant science industry. Pierre has also worked in the structural pest control industry.