ABIAnuja Miner has been named executive director of the American Butter Institute (ABI), a trade association for butter manufacturers and distributors. Miner has served as the association's program administrator since 1995.

"These are exciting days for the ABI. The institute will thrive under Anuja's leadership. We look forward to working with her to implement the institute's strategic plan," said ABI Board President David Riemersma of Butterball Farms. "Her experience and knowledge of Washington and the dairy industry make her the ideal choice to lead our association."

Former ABI Executive Director Jerry Kozak is retiring at the end of 2013.

Miner also serves as vice president of member services for the National Milk Producers Federation and previously worked for the International Dairy Food Association. A resident of Alexandria, Virginia, she has a B.A. in business administration from the University of Michigan.
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