Agrarmarkt Austria names new chair
The presidents of the Austrian chambers of agriculture have unanimously nominated the president of the upper Austrian chamber of agriculture, Michaela Langer-Weninger, for the position as chairman of the board of directors of Agrarmarkt Austria (AMA).
The AMA board of directors is responsible, among other things, for the appointment of the executive board, the supervision of the management, the decision on the financial plan and the annual financial statements.
In accordance with the AMA Act, the chair of the board of directors is appointed by the federal Minister of agriculture, regions and tourism on a proposal from the Austrian chamber of agriculture.
Langer-Weninger is a member of the Upper Austrian Landtag (the local government) and was elected as the first woman to head a chamber of agriculture in Austria in 2019. Together with her family, she runs an organic hay milk farm in Innerschwand am Mondsee.