Ex-GE CFO Miller Named Cargill Finance Chief

Jamie Miller

Agribusiness large Cargill has named its initial woman CFO, appointing former General Electric executive Jamie Miller to triumph David Dines.

Miller also broke the glass ceiling at GE, serving as its initial woman finance chief from November 2017 to February 2020. She experienced joined the business in 2008 as controller and chief accounting officer.

At Cargill, she will lead the finance staff of what was the nation’s greatest personal business right up until Koch Industries surpassed it previous yr. It experienced income of $114.6 billion in fiscal 2020.

Miller’s appointment is the newest in a collection of management variations at Cargill. Brian Sikes was not too long ago named chief working officer, turning out to be the heir obvious to triumph Main Executive David MacLennan.

“We know that to feed a increasing inhabitants in a secure, liable and sustainable way, we will need modern leaders like Jamie to manual our development and manage our powerful stability sheet,” MacLennan reported in a news launch. “Jamie is a resilient and decisive chief with a discovering way of thinking, and she is a champion of leveraging details and digitalization to produce business benefits.”

Dines, who experienced held the CFO part because December 2018, will retire in September just after 29 several years with Cargill, with Miller joining the business in June.

At GE, Miller also served as CEO of the transportation business and chief data officer. She also experienced operational duty for GE Cash, the as soon as-sprawling lending device that will be wound down adhering to GE’s current offer to combine its jet-leasing unit with AerCap Holdings NV.

She was appointed CFO of GE through the quick tenure of former CEO John Flannery, who was forced out in October 2018 just after the business missed its money targets. His successor, Larry Culp, announced his decision to hire a new CFO in July 2019, about ten months just after he took around from Flannery.

Cargill procedures crops, offers meat, and distributes sugar, salt, cotton, and other commodities.

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