Michael Skahill has been Elected to Board of Directors for Smithfield Foods


Published Date : Jun 09, 2015

Mr. Michael P. Skahill, the VP of worldwide undertakings for Smithfield Foods, has been chosen to the board of directors of the U.S.-China Agriculture & Food Partnership (AFP). 

AFP was made in 2013 with the backing of both the U.S. what's more, Chinese governments to serve as the key open private area organizer for respective nourishment and farming collaboration. AFP joins U.S. also, Chinese open, private and non-legislative associations over the horticulture and sustenance inventory network to progress common nourishment security, sustenance wellbeing and maintainability objectives by advancing participation and best practices between the United States and China. 

As VP of worldwide issues for Smithfield, Skahill assumes a key part in driving forward and supporting the work effectively in progress in the advancement of arrangements and procedures to draw in governments, multilateral associations and other key partners in universal markets that are key to Smithfield Foods. Skahill joined Smithfield in 1998 and has likewise served in key universal deals capacities, most as of late as VP of worldwide deals until April 2013. 

Preceding joining Smithfield, Skahill had 13 years of universal meat marketing and exchanging knowledge with the Louis Dreyfus Corporation, the United States Meat Export Federation and Cargill, Inc. He holds a degree from Iowa State University and is a local of Dubuque, Iowa. Skahill lives with his family in Williamsburg, Virginia. 

Smithfield Foods is a US$15 billion worldwide nourishment organization and the world's biggest pork processor and swine maker. In the United States, the organization is likewise the pioneer in various bundled meats classes with prominent brands including Carando®, Eckrich®, Smithfield®, Farmland®, Cook's®,Armour®, John Morrell®, Nathan's Famous®, Gwaltney®, Kretschmar®, Curly's®, Margherita®, and Healthy Ones®.