Ernie Meier, Director of Quality at the McDonald’s Corporation, is slated to speak at the NCC’s 2022 Summer Board of Directors Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach in Miami, FL.

Ernie Meier’s responsibilities include animal welfare, food safety, and specification compliance, as well as strategic direction for those categories. Meier is the chair elect for the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE). Prior to joining McDonald’s, Meier worked for Keystone Foods, a supplier to the McDonald’s system. Prior to Keystone, he worked for Perdue Farms. Meier is graduate of the University of Florida in animal science, specializing in poultry science.

In addition to NCC staff, confirmed speakers include:

  • Neal Higgins, Deputy National Cyber Director for National Cybersecurity, Office of the National Cyber Director
  • Michael Swanson, Ph.D., Chief Agricultural Economist, Wells Fargo & Company
  • Greg Tyler, Chief Operating Officer, USAPEEC
  • Brian Williams, Senior Vice President, Macquarie Group
  • Brian Eyink, Partner, Hogan Lovells

Online registration is open for the National Chicken Council’s 2022 Summer Board of Directors meeting, to be held June 23-25 at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, Miami, Florida. The meeting is open to NCC board members, allied leader representatives and invited guests only.

For assistance with the hotel reservations and more information or questions, please contact Polina Burko at [email protected] or (202) 443-4129.

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