Informa Economics has appointed two new members to its staff: Chris Rutland has joined the project consulting group as a consultant, and Seanicaa Edwards has joined as a livestock and meat analyst.

Before coming to Informa, Rutland was a research assistant in the Agricultural and Food Policy Center and a teaching assistant in the Department of Agricultural Economics, both at Texas A&M University. Prior to joining Informa, Edwards was employed by Doane Agricultural Advisory Services where she was responsible for fundamental analysis of several agricultural commodities.