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Director of Standards Hired. Aquaculture Dialogue Standards handed over

April 30, 2010

The hiring of Geerts marks the end of the development phase of the ASC, overseen by Dr. Philip Smith, and the beginning of the operational phase. Geerts, who will begin working for the ASC on May 1st, is currently the manager of traceability services and new business developer at UTZ Certified, a worldwide certification body for coffee, tea and cocoa. Prior to his career at UTZ Certified, he was the new business developer at the Netherlands office of World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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