NIA Quezon City - In a simple ceremony held at the IEC Convention Hall on July 9, Former NIA Administrator Antonio S. Nangel whose term ended on June 30 passed his post to newly appointed Chief Claro V. Maranan. The turnover activity immediately succeeded a Board Meeting wherein Maranan was formally named the Vice Chairman of the NIA Board of Directors.
Nangel, in his turnover speech, expressed his utmost ‘happiness’ because he truly felt his importance for all the NIAns. He said he is also happy because he saw the dedication of all the employees in delivering quality service to the farmers. He reiterated that this dedication caused the agency to reach corporate viability for the first time in years. Talking to Maranan, he expected the new leadership to maintain the excellent performance of the agency.