ISTANBUL, TURKEY — Alapala announced that its technical director, Milan Shah, died on July 14.

Shah made great contributions to the company, officials said, and to the whole milling industry with a wealth of technical knowledge.

“He was a great leader and his vision and guidance inspired Alapala and the memory of his stellar leadership will continue to be a beacon for us all,” company leaders said. “He was a dear friend and colleague to the Alapala team and will be greatly missed.”