Andrea Kavaler, executive vice president of LMC International Ltd., was elected this fall as president of the Sugar Club, an international sugar forum headquartered in New York City.
Kavaler, a graduate of Cornell University, joined LMC International in London in 1984 and moved to its New York office in 1988. LMC Interna- tional is an independent economic and business consultancy for agribusiness sectors around the world.
Kavaler began her career with the USDA’s Cooperative Extension Service. Later, she was an administrator in Lifelong Learning at Marymount Manhattan College, which set up programs for women returning to college after bringing up children. After that, she went to London where she organized summer programs for women majoring in government.
Other elected officers of the Sugar Club are vice presidents Ken Lorenze of Jenkins Sugar Group, Sue Kharouba of Louis Dreyfus Commodities LLC, and Pedro Figueroa of American Sugar Refining. Secretary is Rick Pasco of the Sweetener Users Association. Robert Vorsanger is treasurer of the Sugar Club.