Chairman of Orsett Show Receives OBE
THE organisers of The Orsett Show are delighted to announce that their Chairman, Dr. Ian Frood has been awarded an OBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Ian was awarded his OBE in recognition of his 30 years dedicated service in his voluntary position as the East Anglian representative on the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) National Livestock Board and his tireless dedication and outstanding efforts in tackling many animal health issues during this time.
His work in the community and his passion for helping others outside of livestock farming were also acknowledged. Ian is a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Coopers and is a Governor at The Coopers Company and Coborn School (Chair from 2005 to 2013). He is also Vice Chair of Governors as Ortu Hasssenbrook School (Governor since 1986) and works with the Perry Foundation and Writtle University.
Georgina Clark, Show Secretary said “Ian has been associated with the Show for many years and we are delighted that his services to livestock and his work in the community have been acknowledged in this remarkable way. During his term as President of the Orsett Show (2008) and his role as Chairman, Ian has played a large part in making the Show the success it is today and we are extremely grateful for his support. We offer him our warmest congratulations on receiving his OBE”
Pay a visit to our website – www.orsettshow.co.uk to find out more details about this year’s Orsett Show which will be held on Saturday, 7th September 2019.