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IB Oosthuizen

Agriculture Director

As Agriculture Director, IB leads McCain Foods' strategic partnerships with research collaborators, positioning the company at the forefront of new variety selection and commercial adoption. His role is pivotal in identifying opportunities for enhanced potato varieties, driving differentiation, sustainability, and innovative solutions for both McCain and its valued customers.

With over seven years of dedicated service within McCain Foods and a stellar track record in various leadership positions within the agricultural sector, IB has consistently demonstrated his expertise. His impressive career spans roles where he played a central role in cultivating resilient potato and vegetable agriculture management and supply chains, even amidst exceptionally challenging conditions. 

IB holds a Master’s degree in biological science and business from the University of the Free State.

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