The American Bakers Association (ABA) and the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) announced the ABA president & CEO Robb MacKie has been named as the vice-chair of the NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA). Anne Forristall Luke, president and CEO of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), will serve as chair. Made up of more than 260 industry-specific manufacturing associations, the CMA is a powerful assembly of manufacturers and a vital arm of the NAM.
“As business leaders in our communities, bakers and manufacturers are the voice for free enterprise, opportunity, and bold innovation. I am also excited to help promote the importance of manufacturers in solving our country’s challenges,” said Robb MacKie, president and CEO of ABA, in a press release. “I am also excited to help promote the importance of manufacturers in solving our country’s challenges.”
The CMA’s mission is focused on bolstering the industry’s nationwide grassroots mobilization efforts and improving the competitiveness of manufacturers in the United States. CMA members work with the NAM to unite the manufacturing association community, and ultimately the broader business community, around strategies for increased manufacturing job creation, investment and innovation in America.
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