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Mechthild Exner-Herforth succeeds Marinus Pannevis

Mechthild Exner-Herforth has worked in the pet food industry for almost 30 years.

At the last annual general meeting of the European Pet Food Industry Federation (FEDIAF), Mechthild Exner-Herforth, vice-president of corporate affairs at Mars Petcare Europe, was elected as the new president for a term of two years. She succeeds Marinus Pannevis, who had occupied the post since 2016.

Mechthild Exner-Herforth pledged to work for the good of the pet food industry and pets. She aims to focus on consolidating the good reputation of the industry, promoting free trade, informing the public about the benefits of commercially produced pet food and achieving successful self-regulation of the industry. She will also continue with the restructuring of FEDIAF.

|19 June 2018


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