Jim Bair Accepts Position as President and CEO of U.S. Apple AssociationDecember 11, 2013
Washington, DC – December 11, 2013 – The North American Millers’ Association (NAMA) announced today Vice President Jim Bair has accepted the position of president and CEO of the U.S. Apple Association (USApple). USApple is the association that represents all segments of the apple industry value chain, including growers, marketers and processors.
NAMA President and CEO Jim McCarthy said “Jim has been a dedicated and successful staff member of NAMA for 24 years. His knowledge and expertise in grain milling has been a valuable asset to NAMA and the industry.” He added that the industry wishes Mr. Bair the best of luck in his new position.
Mr. Bair will begin his new position with USApple on December 30.
NAMA is the trade association of the wheat, corn, oat, and rye milling industries. Member companies operate mills in 38 states and Canada, representing more than 90 percent total industry production capacity.
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