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Censky returns to American Soybean Association as CEO

Current deputy secretary of agriculture heads back to St. Louis-based group; his successor at ASA was pushed out of the job in June


Sept. 28, 2020
By Walt Williams

Steve Censky will soon return to the American Soybean Association for his second stint as CEO after the person who succeeded him was  abruptly removed after little more than two years on the job.

Censky will rejoin ASA in early November, the association announced Sept. 18. He had previously led the organization for 21 years before stepping down in 2017 to become deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

ASA is a $26 million-revenue organization headquartered in St. Louis, but also with an office in Washington, D.C.

“ASA is in many ways home, and I’m excited about working with both new and familiar faces in St. Louis and D.C. and building on the great changes accomplished since I was last there,” Censky said in a statement.