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Donald Hecht


Donald Hecht recently retired as the director of sales and marketing for Elanco Animal Health, a subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company, where he was responsible for Elanco’s U.S. Cattle animal health products business. Hecht joined Elanco in 1971 and held several sales and marketing positions. In 1985 he became director of personnel for Lilly’s Geneva Operations and in 1986 the director of personnel for Lilly’s European Medical Instrument Companies and Elizabeth Arden Operations. He returned to the U.S. Elanco Animal Health Operations in 1987 as director of World-Wide Business Planning. Hecht is a past member of the FFA Foundation Sponsors’ Board, Past-Chairman of the Animal Industry Foundation Board of Trustees, Chaired the Animal Industry Foundation Resource Development Committee, and the N.C. A&T Agriculture School Advisory Council.

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