The Ottawa-based Canadian Horticultural Council Potato Committee has named Mark Drouin vice president of potatoes.

Drouin will serve as general manager of United Potato Growers of Canada, according to the release.

Most recently, Drouin served as senior market development advisor for horticulture and special crops with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, according to a news release.

From 2003-05, he was national marketing and economic coordinator at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association.