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Don Schlimme Future Leader Award

Organized by the Global Cold Chain Alliance and its Core Partner the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses, the Don Schlimme Future Leader Award recognizes outstanding young professionals in the North American cold storage industry.

The award is named in honor of Donald V. Schlimme, Ph.D, who passed away in 2012 and was a longtime member of the WFLO Scientific Advisory Committee (1983-2012) and a WFLO Staff Advisor for many of those years. He was an expert in food science and cold storage and was committed to sharing his extensive knowledge.

2017 Don Schlimme Future Leader Award Recipient

Matt Toogood (left) accepts the award from Corey Rosenbusch, GCCA President & CEO

Matt Toogood, United States Cold Storage, was named the recipient of the 2017 Don Schlimme Future Leader Award.

How To Apply

The 2018 Application process will be available in June. Please check back for updates.