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IFFO announces new president and vice president

October 26, 2023  By Hatchery International staff

Egil Magne Haugstad is the CEO of Pelagia AS (Photo: Hans Jørgen Brun)

IFFO has announced that they have a new president, Egil Magne Haugstad, and vice-president, Eduardo Goycoolea.

The newly elected members of the board will assume their position on Jan. 1, 2024.

Haugstad, who is the CEO of Pelagia AS and the current vice-president of IFFO said he hopes to contribute to developing knowledge and competence within the marine ingredients sector.

“IFFO Members are extremely important for producing marine ingredients, which are essential for the food industry and the well-being of an ever-growing global population. IFFO Members work in a responsible manner and continuously encourage further development in science-based projects such as the ongoing life cycle assessment analysis…We will also explore how IFFO can keep developing its services and be an even better meeting place for our industry,” he said.


Goycoolea was one of the founders and first co-president of IFFO. (Photo: IFFO)

Goycoolea was one of the founders and first co-president of IFFO in 2001 when it was created. IFFO is an international trade organisation that represents the marine ingredients industry, such as fishmeal, fish oil and other related industries. It publishes an annual report that analyzes the market for marine ingredients production.

“I have worked closely with IFFO for many years and helped it become the reference point for the marine ingredients industry: IFFO’s events provide an unrivalled opportunity for the whole value chain to meet, while the organization’s market and technical intelligence keeps developing. I am truly happy to continue supporting the organization and its members,” he said.


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