George Watts, who retired in 2011 as president of the National Chicken Council, has been named secretary general of the International Poultry Council.


Watts replaces George Winn, who recently stepped down after a four-year term as executive secretary of the International Poultry Council. Before his retirement from National Chicken Council, Watts served as its president for 39 years and previously worked as a legislative assistant to two members of the U.S. Congress.