As the President of Burnbrae Farms, Margaret Hudson has gained experience in a variety of Burnbrae divisions in over 25 years of corporate work. The youngest daughter of company Chairman Joe Hudson, Margaret has been working for the family firm full-time since 1990.
Burnbrae Farms is recognized as a leader by Canada’s food industry and has egg grading, breaking and farming operations in 5 provinces across Canada. It has been privately owned and operated by the Hudson family since it was founded in Lyn, Ontario by Joseph Hudson, Margaret’s great grandfather, in 1891.
Margaret has occupied a number of different roles in the company’s operations. Most notably, she helped to lead the development and launch of several award-winning products that appeal strongly to health conscious consumers including: Naturegg Omega 3 eggs and Simply Egg Whites. She also helped guide the firm towards the development and marketing of Organic and Free Run eggs. Burnbrae Farms now holds 13 Grand Prix New Product Awards, which recognize excellence in new product development in the Canadian food industry.
In her role, she oversees family and leadership team succession planning, strategy development and general operations for the company. She is also a strong advocate family nutrition and the promotion of the benefits of eggs to health-conscious consumers across Canada.
Margaret holds a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto in Business and Environmental Science, and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Margaret lives in Toronto and has 2 children, Evelyn and James Rogan.