Jeffrey Thomas named new Miller Milling Co CEO
Miller Milling Co has announced Jeffrey D Thomas has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. Thomas, who currently is Miller Milling's Vice-President of Operations, will take the top post at the Bloomington-based milling company effective June 1st, 2020.
As President and CEO, Thomas succeeds Kazuyoshi Watanabe, who has headed Miller Milling for five years, since the business was acquired by Nisshin Seifun Group. Announcing the succession, Nisshin expressed appreciation for Watanabe's leadership in the United States and continued service at Nisshin and called Thomas a 'very strong leader.' Nisshin said the transition occurs with Miller Milling 'in a strong position.'
'Jeff has a track record of strong leadership both inside and outside of the company,' Miller Milling said. 'This, combined with his industry knowledge and institutional tenure makes Jeff uniquely qualified to lead Miller Milling into the future.'