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INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

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Fellows

Below you can view the presentations of Fellows Awards to the 2020 recipients. Since its founding, IFAMA has been successful due to the vision, hard work and creative efforts of a few key Individuals. These individuals have distinguished themselves as leaders in the food and agribusiness industry as well as in service to IFAMA. This is the highest award given by IFAMA and is only awarded to members who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the success of the organization.

The designation of Fellow is awarded to active supporters of the Association for outstanding contributions to food and agribusiness management in at least two of the following four categories:

  1. Practice of management in food and/or agribusiness
  2. Research and scholarship 
  3. Teaching and/or academic administration
  4. Service to IFAMA

Fellows Award Presented to Vera Bitsch

Fellows Award Presented to Roberto Feeney

Fellows Award Presented to Woody Maijers

2003

  • Dwayne Andreas* F
  • Francesco Braga
  • Gian Paolo Cesaretti
  • Dennis Conley
  • Michael Cook
  • Gail L. Cramer-F
  • Clarence F. Davan*F
  • Ian Fairnie
  • Hubert Faucher
  • Charles E. French*F
  • Ray A. Goldberg-F
  • William D. Gorman-F
  • Heinz Imhof*
  • Luiz Kaufmann
  • Kerry K. Litzenberg-F
  • Ross McLaren*
  • Araujo Ney*F
  • John Nichols
  • James Nielson*
  • Hector Ordoñez*
  • Roland Robinson*F
  • Vernon Schneider*F
  • Jerome Siebert
  • Joseph P. Sullivan*
  • Jonathan F. Taylor
  • Thomas N. Urban
  • Herman H.F. Wijffels
  • Michael W. Woolverton
  • Max S. Wortman*F
  • Clayton K. Yeutter*
  • Decio Zylberstajn
2004
  • Mike Boehlje
  • Jan van Roekel
  • William Whipple
2005
  • Manuela Gut-Rella*
  • Hans Johr
2006
  • Walter J. Armbruster
2007
  • Hector Laurence
2008
  • Carole Brookins*
  • Thomas Sporleder
2009
  • Gregory Baker
2010
  • Gianluigi Zenti
  • Laszlo Vajda
  • H. Christopher Peterson
2011
  • Tuck Jasper
  • Peter Goldsmith

2012

  • Erica Kuhlmann
  • Jacques Trienekens
  • Daniel Conforte*
2013
  • Mary Shelman
2014
  • Johan van Rooyen
  • Murray McGregor
  • Onno Omta
2015
  • Thad Simons
  • Marcos Fava Neves
  • Aidan Connolly
2016
  • William Nelson
  • Allan Gray

    2017
    • Victoria Salin

    2018

    • Dr. Gerhard Schiefer
    2019
    • John L. Purchase
    • Raj Vardan
    • Longbao Wei
    2020
    • Vera Bitsch
    • Woody Maijers
    • Roberto Feeney


    Note:  F indicates the fellow was a founding member of the organization. 

    * indicates the person is deceased.

    Distinquished Service Award

    The IFAMA Distinguished Service Award honors an individual whose pioneering contributions have made significant, transformational impacts to the global food and agribusiness system.

    2013

    • Dr. William H. Dansforth
    2014
    • Honorable Professor Ruth Khasaya Oniang'o
    2015
    • Dr. Ray Goldberg
    2016
    • Dr. Michael Boehlje
    • Honorable Carole Brookins*
    2017
    • Walt Armbruster
    • Gerhard Schiefer

    2018

    • William Gorman-F*

    2019

    • Jack Ma, Alibaba Group


    Lifetime Members

    Lifetime membership is a way to make a lasting commitment to IFAMA's long-term impact on the food and agribusiness sector.  life members include:

    • Thad Simons
    • Francesco Braga
    • Johan van Rooyen
    • Justin McNally
    • Raj Vardhan


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