BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA, US — Joe Girdner has been named president and chief executive officer of Miller Milling Co., effective Oct. 1. He will succeed Takuya Mitani, who is returning to Nisshin Seifun Group in Japan.
Girdner has more than 30 years of experience in grain and transportation, including the past nine years at Rogers Foods Ltd. He most recently was president of Rogers Foods Ltd. since 2017 and will continue to hold that position after joining Miller Milling Co. Earlier, he was vice president of logistics and procurement at Rogers Foods, and has worked as the project manager for Rogers Foods’ milling operation expansion in Chilliwack, BC.