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Michael A. Hoer

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Member Status: On Church Assignment
Member Since: 2005


Laurie A. Hoer

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Job Title: Executive Director, Retired
Company: Taiwan Fu Hsing Industrial Co., Ltd.


  • agricultural business


Michael Hoer and his wife, Laurie, are serving as Middle East specialists managing humanitarian efforts in Egypt. He was executive director of Taiwan Fu Hsing Industrial Co., Ltd. He was previously president and managing director of Continental Grain—Asia, which includes more than thirty wholly owned and joint-venture companies, employing more than 12,000 workers in China for feed milling, animal husbandry, poultry production, and processing. He served as president of the Taiwan Taichung Mission from 2007 to 2010 and served on the boards of several public and private companies. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Chinese and his MBA from BYU. Michael and Laurie have four children.