I "Hall of Fame" ved verdens førende dyrskue World Dairy Expo i Wisconsin hænger en plakette for den fynske RDM avler Holger Moritz Hansen, Pilegården ved Kerteminde, der i 1999 hædredes med titlen: "International Person of the Year"
Fotos: Konsulent W-P.'s arkiv i Ringe Lokalhistoriske Arkiv
"Dairy leaders honored 1999 at Expo"
Cooperative leaders were among the honorees at World Dairy Expo, the industry's premier event held in Madison, Wis. Dairy Woman of the Year was Deanna Stamp, Marlette, Mich., and a member of Michigan Milk Producers Association. Roger L. Ripley, CEO of Accelerated Genetics, Baraboo, Wis., was Industry Person of the Year. Other honorees included Niles and Elmo Wendorf Jr., Ixonia, Wis., Dairymen of the Year; and Holger Moritz Hansen, Pilegarden, Denmark, International Person of the Year. The awards go to dedicated individuals in the global dairy industry, paying tribute to cattle marketers, breeders and leaders.