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National Pork Board names Flint VP of engagement and outreach


The National Pork Board has named Jerry Flint as vice president of engagement and outreach, effective Aug. 1. Flint, who has a doctorate in crop science from the University of Kentucky, joins the Pork Checkoff from Corteva Agriscience in Johnston. Flint has held leadership roles in production agriculture, science, research, biotechnology and sustainability. He joined Corteva in 2010 and held positions specifically linked to global business management, sustainability, external relations, regulatory approvals and product research and development. Before Corteva, Flint was director of regulatory affairs with Monsanto, which included spending three years in Singapore leading technology research and development in the Asia Pacific region. He has both a doctorate and a master’s degree in crop science from the University of Kentucky and an agriculture degree from Purdue University. “Jerry is a widely respected agricultural leader, scientist and driver of change through continuous improvement in all aspects of ag production, and he understands the bottom-line business environment in which our pork producers operate,” said Bill Even, CEO of the National Pork Board, which is based in Des Moines.

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