Top executives to new roles at Milner, Pendleton
March 13, 2012
by Eric Schroeder
CHATTANOOGA, TENN. — Several organizational changes have been announced for Milner Milling and Pendleton Flour Mills.
Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Charles B. Stout has been named chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Mr. Stout currently is president of Milner Milling and Pendleton Flour Mills.
Succeeding Mr. Stout as president will be Peter Frederick. Mr. Frederick currently is vice-president of sales.
Kirk Stehr, currently senior director of national accounts at Milner Milling, has been named vice-president of sales, also effective Jan. 1, 2013.
The company also announced that Alan Koenig, vice-president of grain and logistics, has been named chief operating officer, assuming responsibility for all mill operations. His promotion takes effect immediately.
Earlier, Donna Osbourn was named chief financial officer.
“We look forward to continued success as this team’s combination of strengths and level of dedication further grow and sustain Milner Milling and Pendleton Flour Mills for many years to come,” the company said. “Let us all congratulate Charlie, Pete, Kirk, Alan and Donna on their appointments and promotions and offer them our support as they transition to and assume their new roles and responsibilities.”
According to the Grain & Milling Annual 2012, Milner Milling operates three wheat flour mills with total wheat flour capacity of 39,000 cwts in Birmingham, Ala.; Barnesville, Ga.; and Rome, Ga. Pendleton Flour Mills operates three wheat flour mills with total wheat flour capacity of 24,800 cwts in Honolulu; Blackfoot, Idaho; and Pendleton, Ore.