Nielsen replaces John Fearn , Vice President/General Manager of Walker Stainless Equipment Co. , Inc. , New Lisbon , Wisconsin
.Fearn moves from the IAFIS Board of Directors to join the IAFIS Foundation Board of Directors
was appointed for a term expiring in 2003 , at which time he
will be eligible for re-appointment.
As Vice President/General Manager of the Walker Equipment Group , Fearn
is responsible for the activities of the company's New Lisbon and Elroy , Wisconsin and Taveres , Florida , facilities.Prior to joining Walker , Fearn worked for the Alfa Laval Group for 27 years , most recently as Marketing Manager for Tri-Clover ( an Alfa Laval company and manufacturer of pumps , valves and fittings for the food , dairy and pharmaceutical industries )
.Fearn has served on a number of IAFIS committees , including Education , FOOD eBIZ and Annual Conference , of which he is currently the Chairman
We are excited to have someone as talented and enthusiastic as John
on the Foundation Board , said IAFIS Foundation Board Chairman Bill Bock of IBC Partners , Glen Ellyn , Illinois.