Omaha, NE - May 20, 2019 – Ag Processing Inc a cooperative (AGP) announced today that Cal Meyer, Chief Operating Officer, has decided to retire at the end of 2019 after thirty‐four years with the Company.
Promoted to COO in September of 2015, Meyer also served for nineteen years as Group Vice President, overseeing the Company’s commercial activities and operations functions.
During Meyer’s tenure, he has played a crucial role in AGP’s management and leadership, while continuing to assist in the evolution of the Company to changing business and industry conditions.
“Throughout his career at AGP, Cal’s leadership contributed greatly to the Company’s success,” said Keith Spackler, Chief Executive Officer.
“We have worked together for many years and I can attest that his vision, devotion, and work ethic have been key components in AGP’s achievements.
"Additionally, his contributions in managing and developing many of our leadership team members will add to continued success as we move forward.”
“I have been fortunate during my career to have worked with a number of highly motivated and professional people in an industry for which I have great respect.
"I have confidence in the work ethic and abilities of the AGP team,” said Meyer.
“I find reward in knowing that collectively, we have built a tremendous foundation for the Company’s future.”
Meyer’s career in agribusiness started with Archer Daniels Midland in 1981.
He joined AGP in 1985 as a merchandiser at the St. Joseph, Missouri soybean processing plant.
He subsequently became Merchandising Manager at AGP’s Manning and Eagle Grove, Iowa processing facilities.
Upon his promotion to National Account Manager in 1993, he and his family moved to Omaha, Nebraska.
Meyer was named Vice President of Marketing for the Soybean Processing Group in 1997.
In 2000, he was promoted to Group Vice President responsible for commercial activities and operations.
His career highlights include developing and working with a professional team and building a successful company.
His future plans include working on his acreage, enjoying his family and grandchildren, and pursuing several activities and hobbies.
AGP (www.agp.com) is a leading agribusiness with primary operations as a major U.S. soybean processor/refiner producing and marketing soybean meal, refined soybean oil, and biodiesel.
AGP businesses also include agricultural product trading in domestic and international markets and numerous U.S. grain elevator operations.
AGP is owned by local and regional cooperatives representing farmer‐producers across the United States.
Corporate headquarters are located in Omaha, Nebraska.
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