Novak To Assume Leadership Role At National Corn Growers Association

Novak To Assume Leadership Role At National Corn Growers Association

Spencer, IA: (Sep 02, 2014) – The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is announcing that Chris Novak will become the organization’s next chief executive officer, taking over for Rick Tolman who announced earlier this year his intention to retire.

Novak currently serves as CEO of the National Pork Board, a position he has held since 2008. NCGA President Martin Barbre said Novak’s first day as CEO of the corn growers association will be October 13th.

Tolman announced in March that he planned to leave the NCGA at the end of the association’s fiscal year to spend more time with family.

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