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EFFOP elects new president

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The annual general assembly of European Fishmeal and Fish Oil Producers (EFFOP) elected Frank Trearty, general manager of the Irish fishmeal producer Pelagia Killybegs, and until now vice president of EFFOP, as the new president. Johannes Palsson, CEO of the Danish fishmeal producer FF Skagen, stepped down after seven years as president.

“Johannes has done a great job taking the association where it is today. We, as an industry, have a great benefit in cooperating in the European Fishmeal association. As we are looking into a great number of emerging challenges, the need for strong cooperation and an effective secretariat is even greater in the future,” said Trearty.

The board elected Garðar Svavarsson, representative of the Icelandic fishmeal producers, as vice president. The board is now as follows:

  • Frank Trearty, Ireland - President
  • Garðar Svavarsson, Iceland - Vice President
  • Kyrre Dale, Norway
  • Johannes Palsson, Denmark
  • Odd Eliasson, Faroe Islands
  • Toby Parker, UK
  • Toomas Kevvai, Estonia
  • Roberto Casas Abeijón, Spain


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