IFT names new president

by Meat&Poultry Staff
Share This:

CHICAGO – John Ruff has been named president of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). In the position, he will succeed Roger Clemens and will work with members and staff to support IFT’s mission of advancing the science of food to ensure a safe and healthy food supply.

Ruff was previously senior vice president of Kraft Foods Inc. During his career, he has headed R&D for international and North American businesses. He also has served on the Institute of Medicine committee on strategies to reduce sodium intake, and is the past president of the International Life Sciences Institute and past chair of the Food Processors Association as well as a fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology in the United Kingdom.

Comment on this Article
We welcome your thoughtful comments. Please comply with our Community rules.



The views expressed in the comments section of Meat and Poultry News do not reflect those of Meat and Poultry News or its parent company, Sosland Publishing Co., Kansas City, Mo. Concern regarding a specific comment may be registered with the Editor by clicking the Report Abuse link.