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Michael Aucoin

Chief Executive Officer
Eat & Beyond Global Holdings Inc.

Michael is the CEO of Eat & Beyond Global Holdings Inc., an investment issuer focussed on redefining the future of food. Eat & Beyond identifies and makes equity investments in global companies that are developing and commercializing innovative food tech as well as plant-based and alternative food products. Led by a team of food industry experts, Eat & Beyond is the first issuer of its kind in Canada, providing retail investors with the unique opportunity to participate in the growth of a broad cross-section of opportunities in the alternative food sector, and access companies that are leading the charge toward a smarter, more secure food supply.

Prior to joining Eat Beyond, he was most recently the President of the Canadian Division of Agropur, Canada’s leading dairy cooperative where he oversaw numerous acquisitions and positioned Agropur as a true leader in the Canadian marketplace.

Prior to joining Agropur in 2015, Mr. Aucoin led significant growth as President of Advantage Solutions Canadian with a focus on delivering substantial growth for his and his clients’ organizations through developing innovative service models which accelerated their revenue growth and market share.

Prior to this, he held senior sales and marketing roles with such category leaders as Hershey, Smuckers and Irving Consumer Products. Mr. Aucoin has held board positions with Food and Consumer Products of Canada and Consumer Health Products of Canada.

Day 2 - Nov 02, 2022
11:20 AM

Panel: Aligning Consumer Drivers with Investment Opportunities

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Don’t Miss Out.

Over the course of two days, Plant Forward will demonstrate the strength and integrity of Canada’s integrated supply chain, highlight sustainability initiatives and the latest innovations happening in Canadian crops and ingredients, and provide insights from trailblazing companies who have chosen Canada as their preferred place to invest in plant-based innovation.

Registration is now closed.


Access to all Plant Forward in-person sessions including networking opportunities.

Regular: $1050


Virtual access to event sessions, includes virtual access to all Plant Forward speaker sessions. Q&A and networking opportunities are unavailable for virtual pass.

Online only: $850

Important Registration Information:

  • Registration closes October 28
  • Early bird registration rates are available April 1 – July 31
  • Plant Forward will follow the government-mandated COVID-19 regulations in place at the time of the event
  • There will be no on-site registrations for Plant Forward. Attendees must be registered prior to coming on-site
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