ATLANTA – The National Pork Producers Council has elected a new president of the organization, Ken Maschhoff, a pork producer from Carlyle, Ill.
Maschhoff is chairman of Maschhoff Family Foods and co-owner and chairman of The Maschhoffs, the largest family-owned pork production company in North America. A fifth-generation pork producer, Maschhoff formerly served on the Illinois Pork Producers Association board of directors as well as on the boards of Midland States Bank and Midland States Bancorp Inc.
Currently he serves on the board for various local organizations including, Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School, Potter Electric and First Light USA.
Jim Heimerl, of Johnstown, Ohio, was elevated to president-elect.
New officers and board members were named during the annual business meeting – the National Pork Industry Forum – held in Atlanta last week.
Re-elected to the board for another three-year term was Phil Borgic, of Nokomis, Ill., among others.
— From the Illinois Business Journal