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GMA names EVP global strategies

WASHINGTON — Pamela Bailey, president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), has announced the appointment of Sean Darragh as EVP global strategies, a newly created position within the association.

The EVP global strategies, is responsible for expanding GMA’s international program by defining and effectively executing a global policy and advocacy strategy that is fully integrated into the GMA strategic plan, the association reported. 

Darragh currently serves as EVP international affairs at Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), where he leads BIO’s international regulatory and policy advocacy operations, and oversees BIO’s efforts to build its international presence, membership and global reach. Prior to taking on that role, he served as EVP for BIO’s Food and Agriculture Division, where he directed the diplomatic, legislative, regulatory and communications strategy for the Food and Agriculture Section.