Richard Ferland

President at Sollio Cooperative Group

Richard is known for his clear positions, his candor, his fondness for debate, his deep commitment to the cooperatives network, and his active role within the organization. As the president of Quebec’s largest agrifood cooperative, Richard has many commitments. He strongly encourages farmers who want to stand out as leaders, celebrate their accomplishments, and learn from their successes.

Richard is passionate about regional development, wealth creation and redistribution, and farm performance. He is also dedicated to making sure tomorrow’s farmers have what it takes to succeed. Richard’s convictions, his ability to compromise, and his desire to learn to make him a top-level director whose network of contacts is a real asset for Sollio Cooperative Group. This knowledgeable and committed expert believes that the farmers who will keep the industry going will be agricultural entrepreneurs because one farmer’s success is also a success for the entire cooperative and its network.



  • President

    Current role

  • Director