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William W. Westman

North American Meat Institute 丨Senior Vice President, International Affairs

William W. Westman has served on the AFP Board of Directors since the AFP was founded and has Co-Chaired the Animal and Animal Products Working Group. For the past five years, he has served as the Vice President and Senior Vice President of International Affairs for the largest meat packers association in the U.S. He travels to China several times each year to advance the interests of the AFP, and served as the USDA Minister Counselor for Agriculture in Beijing for 2 ½ years prior to joining the Meat Institute. He maintains good relations with many contacts in the private sector and various government ministries.