Kenneth H. Taylor, Jr., president and CEO of Taylor Packing Co., Inc., in Wyalusing, PA, has been elected to a one-year term as chairman of the American Meat Institute (AMI). He will serve from September 1998 to October 1999.
election came during AMI's Annual Business
Meeting, which preceded the 1998 Annual
Convention and Innovation Showcase, September
17-19, 1998, in Philadelphia, PA.
Taylor has been with Taylor Packing since
1969 and was named president and CEO in 1979.
Earlier, he served three years in the U.S.
Army, completing tours of duty in Germany and
Vietnam, and attaining the rank of Captain.
Taylor serves on the boards of a number of
community and civic organizations, including
the People’s State Bank, the Wyalusing
Industrial Development Corporation and Guthrie
Health Care System. He has also served as a
director of the Central Bradford County United
Way and Wilkes University.
Taylor graduated cum laude from Dartmouth
College, Hanover, NH, with a B.A. in economics.
“Ken’s experience will be
invaluable as he leads AMI and the meat and
poultry industry through what promises to be an
exciting and challenging year,” said AMI
President J. Patrick Boyle. “We look forward
to a productive year under his chairmanship.”
AMI represents the interests of
packers and processors of beef, pork, lamb,
veal and turkey products and their suppliers
throughout North America. Headquartered in
Washington, DC, the Institute provides
legislative, regulatory and public relations
services, conducts scientific and economic
research, offers marketing and technical
assistance and sponsors education
Taylor Packing's Kenneth Taylor Elected AMI Chairman for 1998-1999 TermWednesday, September 16, 1998
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