TUCKER, Ga. – US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) announced the promotion of Nath Morris to vice president – expo. Morris will be responsible for the Association’s International Poultry Expo and the overall management of the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE).

“The International Production & Processing Expo continues to expand in size and scope. I look forward to working with our partners, the American Feed Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute, and our exhibitors to further grow the success of this global event,” Morris said.

Morris will be assuming the responsibilities of Dr. Charles Olentine, who is retiring. Olentine will remain on board in an advisory role through the 2016 IPPE.

Since joining the USPOULTRY staff in April 2014, Morris has served as IPE sales director. He was previously US sales manager for Perdue Farms / Heritage Breeders.

Morris holds a BS in Poultry Science degree from the University of Georgia. He has served on the Hall County Board of Education since 2001 and is currently the chair. He is also immediate past president of the Georgia School Board Association.

“We are pleased to announce this promotion for Nath. Since joining the Association, his extensive background, knowledge and experience in the poultry industry has served to help us continue to grow and enhance the IPPE. Nath has rapidly established himself as an integral member of our team,” said John Starkey, USPOULTRY president. “We also greatly appreciate Charlie’s vision and leadership over the last 11 years, which has certainly contributed to the show’s success and growth.”