ST. PAUL, Minn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jake Hamlin has been named Director of State Government Affairs for CHS Inc. (NASDAQ:CHSCP), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company. Hamlin will join CHS on June 2 and will be based at the company's Inver Grove Heights, Minn., headquarters.
"Jake Hamlin brings a wealth of government affairs experience to CHS, including deep knowledge of agriculture, energy and business," said John Engelen, CHS vice president Government Affairs. "In this role, Jake will be responsible for representing CHS positions and interests on a wide range of issues in the states in which we do business."
Hamlin joins CHS from Cargill where he has served as director, State Government Relations, since 2010 and also spent five years as a government affairs associate. Previously, he served as a committee administrator for the Minnesota House of Representatives, policy assistant for the legislative affairs director and forestry division planner for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
He earned a Master of Public Administration degree from Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn., and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from St Olaf College, Northfield, Minn.
CHS Inc. (www.chsinc.com) is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS, a Fortune 100 company, supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ingredients, along with business solutions including insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.
This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that are based on management's current expectations and assumptions. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the potential results discussed in the forward-looking statements. The company undertakes no obligations to publicly revise any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances. For a discussion of additional factors that may materially affect management's estimates and predictions, please view the CHS Inc. annual report filed on Form 10-K for the year ended Aug. 31, 2013, which can be found on the Securities and Exchange Commission web site (www.sec.gov) or on the CHS web site www.chsinc.com.
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