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Breeder Community: New Faces in Key Pro Bono Positions

Hamburg, June 17 - CIOPORA is pleased to announced new appointments to the key pro bono positions within the association:


From June 2020 on, Jan Wouter van Eck will replace An van den Putte as a new Chair of the CIOPORA Crop Section (CS) Fruit.

Jan Wouter has been active in horticulture since he graduated from the Wageningen RHAS University of Applied Sciences in 1988. As a Licence and IP manager at Fresh Forward B.V., the Netherlands, he specializes in PBR audit and enforcement - the area where he has gained extensive expertise. Jan Wouter thanked An van den Putte for her dedicated work on the CS development and the members for their trust. He is looking forward to this exciting new challenge.



Erin Wallich, Summerland Varieties, Canada, will serve as a Vice-Chair of the Crop Section Frui