AgriNovus Indiana names new board leadership, welcomes new directors

2024-02-21T15:20:04-05:00February 21, 2024|

INDIANAPOLIS — AgriNovus Indiana, a nonprofit coalition focused on growing Indiana’s agbioscience economy, announced today that Dr. Karen Plaut, executive vice president of research at Purdue University, will serve as chair of the organization’s board of directors. The board also unanimously approved Trent Torrance, chief operating officer at United Animal Health, as its vice chair and the appointment of Courtney Kingery, CEO of Indiana Corn Marketing Council and Indiana Soybean Alliance, to the executive committee. Dr. Jose Simas, executive vice president, U.S. Farm Animal Business at Elanco was approved as a succession to replace an outgoing director. “Indiana’s agbioscience economy continues to record growth and strength thanks to the direction and support of the AgriNovus board of directors,” said Mitch Frazier, president and CEO of AgriNovus Indiana. “The addition of these experts to our Board brings even more leadership and [...]

Conexus Indiana announces two new board members

2021-04-05T16:49:44-04:00February 25, 2021|

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 25, 2021) Conexus Indiana today announced the appointment of Nick Anthony, executive vice president and chief investment officer for Duke Realty, and Kent Duncan, head of Indianapolis Operations for the Defense Sector at Rolls-Royce, to the 19-member Conexus Indiana Board of Directors. “To deliver on the Conexus mission to accelerate, promote and grow Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics economy, we have assembled a strong and diverse Board of Directors to guide our operations and focus,” said J. Mark Howell, president and CEO of Conexus Indiana. “With the addition of Nick and Kent, we continue to gain new perspective and expertise, and will benefit greatly from their more than 60 years of collective industry experience.” Both Anthony and Duncan will replace long-time board members from Duke Realty and Rolls-Royce, respectively. Anthony leads Duke Realty’s acquisition and disposition activities, in [...]

Conexus Indiana adds three new members to Board of Directors

2021-04-05T16:49:44-04:00November 16, 2020|

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 16, 2020) Conexus Indiana today announced three new members to its Board of Directors. Teresa van Niekerk, vice president of Purchasing and Supplier Quality for Allison Transmission; Teresa Wade, founder and owner of CFA Staffing; and Tom Fuja, professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, are the newest appointees to the 19-member board. “Our Board is critical to the success of our organization and, with their leadership, we have  delivered on our mission to accelerate, promote and grow Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics economy,” said J. Mark Howell, president and CEO for Conexus Indiana. “We continue to grow our board to ensure statewide representation of all industries and organizations that help us with our work, and we are fortunate for new voices and many legacy companies and organizations that have worked with us for several [...]

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