Sustainability & Regulatory

K&R places VP, Government Relations at CropLife America
May 7, 2024

As Released By CropLife America CropLife America (CLA) is pleased to announce that Jeff Blackwood has been selected as Vice President of Government Relations (VP of GR). Blackwood joins CLA on May 28, after more than a decade as the policy lead for the agricultural solutions business of BASF Corporation.…

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K&R places VP, Science and Innovation at American Sugarbeet Growers Association
Jan 30, 2024

Earlier this month, seed and crop protection industry veteran Nicholas Storer, PhD, joined the team at American Sugarbeet Growers Association (ASGA) as the organization’s Vice President of Science and Innovation. Prior to joining ASGA, Storer held roles with Dow AgroSciences and Ciba Bunting across a variety of functions from Quality…

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VP placed by K&R at Northwest Horticultural Council
Aug 22, 2023

The Northwest Horticultural Council (NHC) recently welcomed Virna Stillwaugh to the organization as the new Vice President for Scientific Affairs. Based in Washington, NHC is a nonprofit trade association representing the tree fruit industry in Idaho, Oregon and Washington on policy and regulatory matters at a federal and international level.…

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K&R places Sustainability head at National Pork Board
Apr 7, 2023

Industry veteran Jamie Burr recently joined the National Pork Board as the organization’s new Chief Sustainability Officer. Burr’s background in the industry started in his youth, being born and raised on a hog farm. He spent the past two decades with Tyson foods in progressively senior roles, such as Director…

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Global QA Director Placed by K&R
Sep 7, 2022

Highly experienced quality assurance leader Gabriela Rojas recently joined Terviva as the organization’s Director, Global Quality Assurance. In her new role with Terviva, Rojas is responsible for the development, implementation, and continued evaluation of the company’s quality assurance program. From raw materials to final product, Rojas will oversee all initiatives…

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Dairy Industry Sustainability EVP placed by K&R
Aug 2, 2022

K&R principals Ed Yuhas, Sally Day & Gary Weihs extend their congratulations to Lori Captain on her new role with Dairy Management Inc.

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