Friday October 22, 2010
WCF Welcomes New Leaders, Members
Washington, DC — The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has elected Anne Alonzo, of Kraft Foods, Inc., as its chair and Andy McCormick of The Hershey Co. as secretary and treasurer for 2011.
They join Steve Genzoli, of Ghirardelli Chocolate Co., and Gerry Manley, of Olam International, Ltd., in their positions as vice-chairs. Nicko Debenham, of Armajaro, and Francisco Gomez, of Casa Luker Colombia, were additionally elected to the executive committee of the WCF.
The foundation also welcomed Carlletti SA and General Cocoa Co. as new company members during its annual partnership meeting held in Washington, DC. In addition, the WCF is celebrating its tenth anniversary and President Bill Guyton says: “As we enter our second decade, we look forward to working with this outstanding leadership team and with our members in support of cocoa farmers, their families and their communities.”