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CARGILL BOARD ELECTS MITCHELL, FIVE OTHERS TO MANAGEMENT POSTS

 MINNEAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's board of directors today elected six senior executives to new corporate management responsibilities within the firm.
 Gerald M. Mitchell has been elected vice chairman, following the retirement of William R. Pearce. Mitchell, 63, has been executive vice president of Cargill since 1986 and a member of the company's board since 1984.
 Ernest S. Micek has been elected executive vice president. Micek, 57, will continue as president of Cargill's Food Sector, which includes the company's corn milling, flour milling, oilseed and other processing activities. Micek last month was elected to the Cargill board, effective June 10.
 Robert L. Lumpkins has been elected corporate senior vice president. Lumpkins, 49, also is chief financial officer and treasurer for Cargill, and has been a member of the Cargill board since August 1991.
 David W. Raisbeck has been elected president of the company's Trading Sector, which includes Cargill's Financial Markets Division, the Cargill Grain Division, the Coffee Department and the Cotton Department. Raisbeck, 43, had been president of Financial Markets Division.
 David W. Rogers, 41, becomes president of Financial Markets Division and will continue to supervise Cargill Investor Services, which has become part of the Financial Markets Division.
 Robbin S. Johnson has been elected corporate vice president, public affairs. Johnson, 46, manages Cargill's Public Affairs Department and has been a vice president in the Administrative Division.
 Mitchell joined Cargill in 1952 and has held a number of marketing and management posts during his career. After serving in several commodity marketing posts in his early years with Cargill, Mitchell moved into the Processing Group in 1972 and became a corporate vice president and head of the Milling Division in 1973. He led the rapid expansion and development of Cargill's corn wet milling and flour milling businesses worldwide during the past two decades.
 During the 1980s, Mitchell served as group vice president for the company's Milling Group and as chairman of the board of Excel Corporation, Cargill's beef and pork processing subsidiary. He also supervised worldwide poultry operations and the worldwide fruit juice business.
 Mitchell is a past chairman and member of the executive committee and board of directors of the Millers National Federation. He presently serves on the Board of Overseers of the Curtis Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
 Mitchell received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Minnesota in 1952. He and his wife Marilyn have seven children and reside in Wayzata, Minn.
 The board also announced that Daniel R. Huber also will assume supervisory responsibility for Cargill operations in North Asia and China. Huber, 56, remains president of Cargill's Agricultural Sector.
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