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Grain Processing Corporation Hires Tjapko Poppens

Muscatine, Iowa – Tjapko Poppens has joined Grain Processing Corporation’s International Sales Group in the position of Director, International Sales. He will be responsible for global sales activities in the Food, Pharma, Personal Care and Industrial product categories and will work with GPC Sales Managers in our international offices, as well as have direct interaction with customers/distributors as needed, to further expand sales worldwide. Tjapko comes to GPC with a graduate-level education in agricultural trade and economics and extensive experience of over 20 years in the food industry in Europe and the U.S. His prior experiences include founding the U.S. arm of Meelunie BV and Agridient, Inc., both distributors for agricultural products worldwide. A native of Netherlands, Tjapko speaks English, Dutch, German and Spanish.

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