Dr Judith Bryans, Chief Executive of Dairy UK, was elected President of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) on 17 October 2016 at the World Dairy Summit held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Dr Bryans takes over from Dr Jeremy Hill of New Zealand, who was elected at the 2012 World Dairy Summit in Cape Town, South Africa. In her new role, Dr Bryans will steer the work of IDF with the support of the IDF Board, the Science Programme Coordination Committee (SPCC), the IDF Head Office and IDF national committees. She has been involved with IDF at all levels since 2005 and is a well-known figure in the IDF community.
Speaking after her election at the IDF Annual General Meeting, Dr Bryans said: “The work of the IDF is essential in creating a positive future for the dairy industry. It has a unique structure and shows what can be accomplished through global cooperation. With an unrivalled network of experts, we can pool our resources and expertise to ensure the role of dairy is fully recognised at every level. We want to secure a positive and sustainable future for the dairy industry across the world and build on previous successes to put dairy front and centre in the global debate.” To read more, click HERE.
Published on Monday, 24th October 2016 - 09:04