Swisher, Kent

Vice President, International Marketing Division | National Renderers Association

Swisher, Kent

Kent Swisher is the Vice President, International Marketing Division at the National Renderers Association (NRA). NRA represents the North American rendering industry. In his position, Mr. Swisher, by direction of the NRA International Market Development Committee, implements marketing and market access programs for rendered products throughout the world. He also represents the US rendering industry in negotiations regarding barriers to trade. He oversees offices in Hong Kong, Mexico City, and a number of consultants worldwide. Mr. Swisher was raised on a grain and livestock farm in Central Indiana where his family still farms. Prior to the NRA, he worked for the Continental Grain Company, U.S. Grains Council, and the American Seed Trade Association. He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in agricultural economics and is completing his Masters of Agribusiness from Kansas State University.



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