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National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations announces new deputy. The NFFO is pleased to announce the appointment of its former Chairman, Mike Cohen, as the Federation’s Deputy Chief Executive.

Chief Executive, Barrie Deas, announced the appointment and said:

“Dale Rodmell has built a solid reputation for a careful analytical approach to representing our membership. In particular, he has done exceptionally valuable work in the area of environmental protection, spatial pressures and in building our regional committees. Our best wishes go with him. He will remain however, at the heart of the Federation’s work as CEO of the East of England Fish Producers Organisation, and member of the Executive Committee”

“Mike is very well known in the fishing industry as former Chief Executive of the Holderness Fishing Industry Group and as the NFFO’s Chairman during 2016-18. His return to the frontline in fishing politics will be widely welcomed given his legal and scientific background and wealth of practical experience in the industry.”

Mike will take up his new role at the beginning of January.


About the NFFO

The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) exists to provide a voice for fishermen, irrespective of where on the coast they are based or the size of the vessel they operate. Given the scope of government to influence the conditions under which fishing vessels operate, it is vital that fishing vessels operators are able to ensure that their voice is heard and that they unite to ensure that their voice is heard clearly. The NFFO takes pride in the diversity of its membership, reflecting the diversity of the UK fleet. The organisation is run along democratic lines through an Executive Committee on which all the main regional and sectoral groupings have an equal voice. The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations is a company limited by guarantee.