The North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) is seeking candidates for the position of executive vice president (EVP), the organization’s primary leadership position. Its responsibilities include carrying out the policies of the board of directors; financial management; strategic planning; oversight of the breed and hybrid registry; staffing; interaction with members and associates; and execution of programs associated with animal performance, marketing and breed promotion, member and commercial producer communications, and various member services.
Candidates should possess a well-rounded background in business and personnel management, strong written and oral communication and consensus-building skills, and a working knowledge of the beef seedstock and commercial cattle business.
Direct questions, résumés and references by June 15 to North American Limousin Foundation, ℅ President Robert Millerberg, 491 E. 12000 S., Draper, UT 84020-8595.
Kent Andersen, Ph.D., will vacate the position July 1, when he will become associate director for North American technical services for Pfizer Animal Genetics. In his new position, he will continue to provide leadership within the North American beef cattle industry, supporting regional sales and marketing teams and educating key opinion leaders and customers about Pfizer’s current and future genetic-marker–technology portfolio.
Andersen has served as NALF’s chief executive for nearly nine and a half years. Before that, he served nine and a half years as the organization’s director of education and research.
The North American Limousin Foundation (www.nalf.org), headquartered in Centennial, Colo., provides programs and services – including genetic evaluation of 5,000 active sires – to more than 4,000 members and their commercial customers. The Limousin breed and its Lim-Flex® hybrid lead the beef industry in muscle-growth efficiency and ideally complement British breeds.