The American Bakers Association’s Executive Leadership Development Committee (ELDC) announces that Mike McKee, president and CEO of McKee foods Corp., Collegedale, Tenn., will serve as a panelist at the ELDC Baking Industry Leadership Forum during the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE). A ticketed event, the forum will be held Oct. 8 from 5-6:45 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

McKee will be joined by three other baking industry leaders to be announced in the coming weeks. They will discuss core strengths needed by effective leaders and the importance of involvement in ABA to achieve industry success and build valuable networks; provide insight on the outlook of the baking industry’s future; and much more.

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