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AGP Names Scott Simmelink Group Vice President and CFO

Date Posted: January 8, 2013

Omaha, NE—Scott Simmelink has been named Group Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Ag Processing Inc a cooperative (AGP).

Simmelink, who has 30 years of finance, accounting and business experience, succeeds Keith Spackler, who was appointed CEO by the AGP Board of Directors on September 1, 2012.

“With over 30 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in accounting and financial management for both Fortune 500 and privately‐held companies, Scott brings an excellent blend of budget and financial administration, project leadership, and sound business expertise,” said Spackler.

“Scott will make a great addition to our executive management team.”

Simmelink began his new position with AGP on January 2.

He was previously employed as Director of Financial Services with Consolidated Container Company in Omaha.

He was responsible for various aspects of accounting, financial reporting, cash management, customer and equity owner relations, credit, financial compliance, and other financial services. Additionally, he was extensively involved in numerous acquisitions and related financing.

His career also includes financial experience with Compaq Direct, Inacom, Coleman Powermate, and Coleman Company, Inc.

Simmelink has deep agricultural roots, being born and raised on a crop/cattle farm near Lebanon, Kansas (just south of Hastings, Nebraska).

He has a B.A. degree in Finance/Business Management from Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas.

Scott and his wife reside in Waterloo, Nebraska.

They have three grown children and two grandchildren.

For more information, call 402-498-2279.

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