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National Pork Board continues search for new CEO

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DES MOINES, IOWA – In follow up to an announcement last month, the National Pork Board announced Monday Kincannon & Reed will conduct a national search for the organization’s open position of chief executive officer.

Chief Operating Officer John Johnson will lead the organization during the search process. For confidential consideration as a candidate, or to suggest a prospective candidate, please contact Jon Leafstedt, Jim Gerardot or Ed Yuhas with Kincannon & Reed at national-pork-board-CEO@krsearch.net.

About the National Pork Board
The National Pork Board has responsibility for Checkoff-funded research, promotion and consumer information projects and for communicating with pork producers and the public. Through a legislative national Pork Checkoff, pork producers invest $0.40 for each $100 value of hogs sold. Importers of pork products contribute a like amount, based on a formula. The Pork Checkoff funds national and state programs in advertising, consumer information, retail and foodservice marketing, export market promotion, production improvement, science and technology, swine health, pork safety and sustainability and environmental management.