The board of directors of the American Angus Association announced Mark McCully will become chief executive officer on June 10, 2019. For the past 19 years McCully has been an employee of Certified Angus Beef, most recently as vice president of production.
"This truly is a proud day for the Association and the breed," said John Pfeiffer, Association president. "Mark has grown up in the cattle business and possesses unique insight into all segments of breed production, his knowledge and leadership have served CAB well, and he will help to continue to drive the demand for Angus genetics globally."
In his role at CAB, McCully drove supply chain innovation for the breed, while leading sustainability efforts, global production initiatives and streaming processes for improved product quality.