The National Pork Producers Council is beginning the search for a new chief executive offiicer. NPPC appointed a search committee to fill the CEO position following the resignation of Al Tank on Oct. 15.

The search committee includes: chairman and NPPC vice-president Jon Caspers; NPPC board members Don Buhl and Mike Townsley; NPPC past presidents Karl Johnson and Moe Mohesky; and Mark Gebhards, executive director of the Illinois Pork Producers Association.

In addition, the board hired an executive search firm, AGRIcareers. Anyone interested in the CEO position should contact Gary Maas, president, AGRIcareers, P.O. Box 140, Massena, Iowa, 50853, or call toll free 888-773-2524.

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