Brenda DeSerranno has been named deputy minister of agriculture.

DeSerranno has worked for the Manitoba government since 2005.

Since 2019 she has been assistant deputy minister of analytical services at the provincial treasury board secretariat.

She takes on the new role effective Jan. 7, 2023.

The appointment of DeSerranno will follow the upcoming retirement of Dori Gingera-Beauchemin, who has been deputy minister since 2013 and has held many positions during her 43 years with Manitoba Agriculture.