Jerry Moye, recently retired president of Cobb-Vantress, was elected chairman of the organization. Also elected to the board were Tom Hensley, Fieldale Farms, Baldwin, Ga., vice chairman; John Prestage, Prestage Farms, Clinton, N.C, treasurer; and Greg Hinton, Rose Acre Farms, Seymour, Ind., secretary.
Moye has a degree in economics from Washington College in Maryland and spent 16 years in integrated chicken production for two large US integrators, Showell Farms of Maryland and Zacky Farms of California, before joining Cobb-Vantress in 1991 where he held a variety of positions and continues to consult for the company in his retirement. He served as vice chairman of USPOULTRY last year and is a former chair of The Poultry Federation.
Get to know Jerry in this interview: Interview with Jerry Moye, 2017 USPOULTRY chairman