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Sandeep Bhargava appointed to IOAS Board

The IOAS welcomes Sandeep Bhargava to its IOAS Board and offers thanks to Boudewijn van Elzakker and Diana Callear who have completed their board service and officially stepped down. Bo and Diana’s combined knowledge and experience, coupled with passion and commitment to the IOAS mission has been highly valued.  Bo has accepted a position on the IOAS accreditation committee along with new member Mrs. Sahana C.A.

Sandeep has experience of more than 2.5 decades spanning Educational institutes, farms, industry, auditing and certification and has served as a member and been proactively involved with regulatory committees pertaining to areas of inspection and certification nationally and internationally. Currently CEO of Onecert International with around 15 national and international accreditations in organic food, food safety, textile and sustainable agriculture he has experience of working in 20 countries over 4 continents.

More information on the IOAS board is available on the IOAS website.

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