The American Bakers Association’s Executive Leadership Development Committee (ELDC) announces that Miles Jones, co-chairman of Dawn Food Products Inc., Jackson, Mich., will serve as a panelist at the ELDC Baking Industry Leadership Forum, to be held 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.

Jones will be joined by Mike McKee, president and CEO of McKee Foods Corp., Collegedale, Tenn., and two other baking industry leaders to be announced next week. 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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