Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Purina Mills, Inc., Edward McMillan joined the largest manufacturer and distributor of animal nutrition products in the United States as a field sales representative in 1969. He held various positions in marketing, business development, and diversified business management before being named President and CEO in 1988 and elected to the Board of Directors in 1993. The former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Animal Feed Industry Association, Mr. McMillan serves on numerous boards, including the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Mr. McMillan earned a B.S. in agricultural science from the University of Illinois.