NAMA Passes Gavel to John MillerOctober 1, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 1, 2008 – The North American Millers’ Association (NAMA) elected John C. Miller, President and CEO of Miller Milling Company, Chairman of NAMA for the 2008 – 2010 term. The announcement was made at the annual Board of Directors meeting held September 26 in Incline Village, Nevada. Mr. Miller, with his partner Michael Snow, founded Miller Milling Company in 1985 to fulfill a need for new destinations mills to directly serve major durum semolina customers. Miller began his milling career with The Pillsbury Company after which he held several positions at Italgrani USA, Inc. including CEO. Miller Milling has the capacity to serve its customers with a variety of both durum and hard wheat products from its mills in California, Virginia, and Sonora.
|Mr. Miller is a long term board member and three term chairman of the Minneapolis Grain Exchange. He has served on the NAMA/Millers’ National Federation Board of Directors since 1987. He was elected to the MNF Executive Committee in 1992 and served a one-year term on the initial NAMA Executive Committee. John has been a member of the NAMA Budget Committee, Kansas State Committee, and chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee on CVD/AD (countervailing duty/antidumping case). He began a three-year term on the Executive Committee in 2005. John has presented testimony on behalf of NAMA on numerous occasions.|
At the same meeting, Paul Maass, president of ConAgra Mills, was elected Vice Chairman and Greg Schlafer, Director & General Manager, Bakery Channels of Bakeries & Foodservice Division, General Mills, Inc. was elected to a three-year term on the Executive Committee.
NAMA is the trade association representing 48 companies that operate 170 wheat, oat and corn mills in 38 states and Canada. Their collective production capacity exceeds 160 million pounds of product each day, more than 95 percent of the total industry production.