July 13, 2016 - Ontario’s new industry association for horse racing continues to build capacity.
Horse racing industry association Ontario Racing (OR) is proud to announce that their new Executive Director is in place. Rob Cook joins Ontario Racing with a wealth of experience in the leadership of industry associations. With the appointment of Mr Cook, Ontario Racing is continuing to build organizational capacity as they work to represent Ontario’s racing industry with a credible and professional voice.
Most recently the CEO of the Ontario Waste Management Association, Mr Cook has also served as president of the Aggregate Producers Association of Ontario. “The policy landscape around horse racing in Ontario is complex, but at the heart of the industry – there are elite equine athletes and hardworking professionals, and that’s what made this role a compelling opportunity,” said Mr Cook. “Horse racing is part of the economic and cultural fabric of Ontario, I’m looking forward to playing my part in moving the industry forward to a thriving and sustainable future.”
Mr Cook joins Gabrielle Gallant, Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations, and Leslie Campbell, Director of Finance and Administration, on OR’s executive team.
OR is committed to building new relationships, and new ways of doing things, as they assume responsibility for directing breed improvement programs, setting the racing program and purses, growing the fan base, and interacting with the government and racing enthusiasts.
For more information:
Phone: 416 895 5716