Chevy Chase, MD — Barbara Byrd Keenan, executive vice president of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), will become CEO of The Endocrine Society on January 6. She succeeds Scott Hunt, who is retiring after 25 years.
In announcing Keenan’s appointment, Endocrine Society President Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, said: “Barbara is the leader for our next century. Her knowledge of marketing and global positioning and her knowledge of our culture will bring member value to the forefront of our activities.”
Prior to joining IFT in 2003, Keenan was president of the Community Associations Institute and served on the American Society of Association Executives board of directors.