New CEO for National Pork Board
The National Pork Board has reported that Chris Novak
would take over as CEO. The firm's new chief executive officer will start on 1
Novak will replace Steve Murphy, who announced his
resignation in January and who has continued to serve while the board searched
for his replacement.
Novak has been the executive
director of the Indiana Soybean Alliance and Indiana's corn organisations. He
headed the merger of two soybean organisations and assisted in building
partnerships between Indiana's soybean, corn and livestock commodity
organisations. Also, Novak worked to secure passage of a new state corn
"This is like coming home for me. I look forward to building
on the grassroots tradition of serving both the producers who invest in the Pork
Checkoff and those who hold a stake in the success of the US pork industry,"
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