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Correction: Seven New Meat Industry Leaders Elected to Serve on AMI's Board of Directors

Thursday, October 5, 2006
 

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Seven new members of the AMI Board of Directors were elected today during AMI’s Annual Business Meeting held during the Innovation Showcase, October 4-6, 2006, in Hollywood, Florida. The new members will serve a three-year term, ending December, 2009.

The new members of AMI’s Board of Directors include:

• David Brown, President and CEO, Formax, Inc., Mokena, IL
• Mel Coleman, Chairman, Coleman Natural Foods, Golden, CO
• Gary Cooper, Vice President and COO, Cooper Farms, Oakwood, OH
• Karl Deily, Vice President, Marketing Food Packaging, Cryovac Division, Sealed Air Corporation, Duncan, S.C.
• Nick Meriggioli, Group Vice President and President, N.A. Convenient Meals Sector, Kraft Foods, Madison, WI
• Rick Hoffman, CEO, Triumph Foods, Saint Joseph, MO
• Scott Scriven, President and CEO, Weber, Inc., Kansas City, MO

In addition, three American Meat Institute (AMI) members were elected to the Institute's Executive Committee to serve one-year terms from 2006-2007. The three new members are:

• Bill Barnette, III, Vice President, Carolina Pride Foods, Inc., Greenwood, S.C.
• Nick Meriggioli, Group Vice President and President, N.A. Convenient Meals Sector, Kraft Foods, Madison, WI
• Jim Ransom, President, Curwood, Inc., Oshkosh, WI

“These individuals not only bring decades of meat industry experience, but new ideas and fresh approaches to AMI’s Board. In an industry that faces new challenges and new opportunities every day, that’s an invaluable combination,” said AMI President and CEO J. Patrick Boyle. "Together, they bring a unique perspective on the meat and poultry industry and will be valuable members of the leadership team.”


For more information contact:
David Ray
Vice President, Public Affairs
202-587-4243
dray@meatinstitute.org
Janet Riley
Sr. Vice President, Public Aff
202-587-4245
jriley@meatinstitute.org

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