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Taylor Packing's Kenneth Taylor Elected AMI Vice Chairman for 1997-1998 Term

Wednesday, October 29, 1997

Kenneth H. Taylor, Jr., president of Taylor Packing Co., Inc., in Wyalusing, PA, has been elected to a one-year term as vice chairman of the American Meat Institute (AMI).

Taylor's selection came at AMI's Annual Business Meeting which preceded the 1997 International Meat Industry Convention and Exposition, October 30-November 2 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

Taylor has spent his entire 29-year career with the company and was named president 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 Wilkes University, the Wyalusing Industrial Development Corporation and Guthrie Health Care System.

He received his B.S. in economics from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.

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 programs.

For more information contact:
Janet Riley
Vice President, Public Affairs
James Ratchford
Manager, Public Affairs

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