The International Game Fish Association named veteran business leader and avid recreational angler Nehl Horton the organization’s new president. He replaces long-time IGFA President Rob Kramer, who is stepping down from the role on Sept. 1 after nearly 15 years of distinguished service.
“Based on his broad business background, strategic leadership skills, deep experience in international markets, proven expertise as a public policy advocate and genuine passion for game fishing,” said IGFA Chairman Charles W. Duncan III, “we are confident in Nehl’s ability to enhance the rich legacy of the IGFA and increase its impact across a range of priorities.”
Horton, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, graduated in 1985 from Duke University with majors in English and Political Science. He has 30 years of experience in business, government and journalism, a unique blend of experience for the position. Horton said he is “humbled and honored by the opportunity to lead the world’s most prestigious international recreational angling organization.
“I am also indebted to…