NB appoints first woman head of NB Liquor board of directors

(CP) - New Brunswick has appointed the first woman in the province's history to lead N-B Liquor board of directors.

Rachelle Gagnon of Moncton has been a member of the board of directors since 2013 and has held many senior positions on boards and associations at the federal and provincial levels.

She is currently vice-president of administration with Assumption Life, having been there for over 20 years, and she holds degrees in psychology and public administration, as well as an M-B-A.

N-B Liquor is a provincial Crown corporation that handles the purchase, importation, distribution and retail of all alcoholic beverages in the province.