Newman elected IFIF chair

By Jane Byrne

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Newman elected IFIF chair

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Joel Newman, CEO of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), is the new chair of the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF).

He replaces Mario Sergio Cutait, who has been the Federation chair for the past four years.

Newman was elected at the IFIF's Annual General Assembly held on 13 October. He was formerly chair of IFIF's policy committee.

On accepting his new role, Newman said: "Through our efforts and partnerships we have positively impacted the environmental footprint, the international regulatory framework, the efficiency and the image of our industry. As we work together we will continue to champion science-based decisions, the need for continued innovation and better technologies, as well as regulatory convergence and free and fair trade."

Delegates also elected the members and representatives of the IFIF board for 2016 to 2017 including:

•             Dr Daniel Bercovici, President, Ajinomoto Eurolysine

•             Aidan Connolly, Chief Innovation Officer & VP Corporate Accounts, Alltech

•             Joel Newman, President and CEO, American Feed Industry Association

•             De Wet Boshoff, Executive Director, Feed Manufacturers Association, South Africa

•             Graham Cooper, Executive Director, Animal Nutrition Association of Canada

•             Dr Christopher Rieker, VP Global Segment Management Animal Nutrition, BASF

•             Roberto Betancourt, President, Brazilian Feed Industry Association Sindirações

•             David Webster, President Premix & Nutrition, Cargill

•             Li Xirong, Secretary General, China Feed Industry Association

•             Enzo Trimigliozzi, Vice President ANH Strategy, DSM

•             Dr Olivier Espeisse, EU Africa Government Affairs Director, Elanco Animal Health

•             Joerg Seifert, Sec General, EU Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients & Mixtures  

•             Ruud Tijssens, President, European Feed Manufacturers' Federation

•             Dr Michael Binder, Director Sustainability Development, Evonik

•             Dr Julio Flavio Neves, President, Feedlatina  

•             Mario Sergio Cutait, Director, M Cassab

•             Luis Azevedo, Executive Director, LATAM & Africa, Novus

•             Dr Reinder Sijtsma, Quality Director, Nutreco

•             David Bray, President, Stock Feed Manufacturers' Council of Australia

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