Cargill announced this week that Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller was stepping down from her role, effective January 13, to pursue pursue another opportunity outside the Minnesota-based company. According to a WSJ report, Miller is leaving for Ernst & Young, where she'll serve as the firm's global chief financial officer.
Miller was named CFO in March 2021 and began her role in June of the same year. Before coming to Cargill, she held various leadership positions at GE and GE Capital since 2008.
Miller's departure comes less than three months after the company announced the promotion of Brian Sikes to CEO. Sikes, who has been with the agribusiness company for 31 years, replaced David MacLennan, who had been with the company for nine years.
As Cargill searches for Miller's replacement, Joanne Knight, Vice President of Finance for Cargill's Agriculture Supply Chain enterprise, will serve as the company's acting CFO.