ATCHISON, KAS. — Dave Rindom has been named vice-president and chief administrative officer at MGP Ingredients, Inc., effective immediately.
Mr. Rindom joined the company in 1980 as a distillery operator, and he has held a series of increasingly important roles, including assistant personnel director, personnel director and corporate director of human resources. For the past 15 years, he has been vice-president of human resources. In his new role he will continue to oversee human resources functions while also leading other administrative affairs of the company, such as primary oversight of the company’s property and facilities, litigation and other legal matters, and insurance and community relations, as well as other applicable administrative matters.
“Dave has been highly engaged in all of the functions associated with this newly created position,” said Gus Griffin, president and chief executive officer of MGPI. “He has gained considerable expertise and achieved tremendous success in fulfilling his responsibilities, which have significantly expanded over time. The breadth and depth of his knowledge and experience make him an invaluable asset to the company. I look forward to continuing to work closely with Dave in supporting MGP’s growth.”
Mr. Rindom is a member of the Society of Human Resources Managers, the Kansas Association of Realtors, the board of directors of Kansas Local Area Workforce Centers and the board of Maur Hill-Mount Academy in Atchison. He also has been a board chairman of the Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce and the Atchison United Way Drive, and a board member of the Atchison Quality Council and Atchison for Youth, Inc.He received a bachelor’s of science degree from Benedictine College in Atchison.