New president and vice president for IFFO

Eduardo Goycoolea will take up his position as new president of the IFFO Eduardo Goycoolea will take up his position as new president of the IFFO

The Marine Ingredients Organisation IFFO has appointed a new president and vice president following elections for its new management board for 2018/19.

Eduardo Goycoolea will take up his position as president and and Anne Mette Bæk Jespersen as vice president in January 2018.

“I look forward to leading such a well renowned and important organisation. I have worked closely with IFFO for decades and watched it become the networking heart of our industry, while also being a driver for change,” said incoming president Eduardo Goycoolea.

He said that his main task will be to work with the management board to continue its vital work to ensure that the organisation “remains ahead of the curve.”

Future development

Incoming vice president, Anne Mette Bæk Jespersen, added: “Innovation and sustainability and getting the right products to the right markets are key to the future development of the fishmeal and fish oil industry.”

“I consider international cooperation vital for the long-term success of the industry and I look forward to working closely with the president, the board and the secretariat in the interest of all IFFO members.”

IFFO’s director general Andrew Mallison said that he would like to thank the IFFO’s current president Mike Copeland, who with his many years of experience in the industry has been an “excellent guide and representative for IFFO through these fast-moving couple of years.”

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