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22 May 2024

International Fertilizer Association elects New Board Directors, welcomes new members

Singapore, May 22 2024

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) elected seven new representatives to its Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting (AGM), held in Singapore on 22 May. The AGM took place on the final day of the IFA Annual Conference 2024.

The seven new Board Directors elected by the membership are:

  • Bruce Bodine, Mosaic
  • Soufiyane El Kassi, OCP Nutricrops
  • Xiaofeng Hou, China BlueChemical
  • Dmitry Konyaev, Uralchem, JSC
  • Jahangir Piracha, Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd
  • Edward Weiner, Trammo, Inc.
  • Kelvin Wickham, Ballance Agri-Nutrients

“I warmly welcome each of our new members to the IFA Board of Directors,” Klein said. “I am looking forward to working with them all in support of IFA’s mission to help feed the world sustainably.”

Additionally, IFA welcomed 34 new members to the Association – five Ordinary Members, 24 Associate Members, two Affiliate Members and three Correspondent Members.


IFA contact information
LinkedIn: international-fertilizer-association-ifa
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Media contact: Claire Newell, Director, Communications & Marketing,
+44 (0)7928 529 257

About the International Fertilizer Association

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) was founded in 1927 and is the only global fertilizer association, with over 480 members from more than 80 countries and a mission to promote the efficient and responsible production, distribution and use of plant nutrients. This mission plays a critical role in helping to feed the world sustainably. IFA represents providers of plant nutrition solutions. Members include fertilizer producers, traders and distributors, as well as their associations, service providers to the industry, research organizations, AgTech startups and non-governmental organizations.

Author(s): Claire Newell