New FEFAC president
Asbjørn Børsting has been elected the new president of EU feed industry representatives, FEFAC. He takes over the reins from Nick Major.
He was elected president at FEFAC’s 65th General Assembly, held this week via teleconference.
A graduate of University of Copenhagen in agricultural economics, Børsting will serve as FEFAC president until 2023. Previously, he was CEO of the Agricultural Council & DLG. He is now director of the Danish Grain and Feed association (DAKOFO).
He is also chairman of the Danish Bio-Economy Panel.
“I look forward to representing the interests of European compound feed and premix manufacturers in these challenging times, when the European and global economy are trying to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
"I am proud of the resilience shown by our members and value chain partners in providing safe, sustainable and affordable feed to farmers and foodstuffs of animal origin to our consumers,” said Børsting.
FEFAC's assembly also elected a new board. It now consists of the following members:
Asbjørn Børsting, DAKOFO, Denmark, President
Pedro Cordero, CESFAC, Spain - Vice-President
Anton Einberger, DVT, Germany – Vice-President
Zoltan Pulay, HGFA, Hungary – Vice President
Jean-Michel Boussit, EUROFAC, France - Treasurer
José Romão Braz, IACA, Portugal
Marcello Veronesi, ASSALZOO, Italy
Ian Hutchinson, IGFA, Ireland
Dirk Van Thielen, BFA, Belgium
Ruud Tijssens, NEVEDI, The Netherlands
Nick Major, AIC, United Kingdom
Wojciech Zarzycki, IZBA, Poland
Marek Kumprecht, SKK, Czech Republic