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Food products executive

Celia Meilan, American Food products executive. Fax: 732-827-0325. Named One of Top 50 Women Business Owners, Working Woman magazine and National Foundation Women Business Owners, 1994, 95. Member National Foundation Women Business Owners, Spanish Benevolent Society (board directors 1955-1962).

Background

Meilan, Celia was born on January 21, 1920 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Ventura Lorenzo and Susana (Prego) Meilan.

Education

Student, City College of New York, 1943—1946.

Career

Codes and ciphers translator security division, United States Censorship Office, New York City, 1942-1946;secretary, treasurer, Albumina Supply Company. New York City, 1946-1955;co-founder, co-owner, secretary, treasurer, finance officer, International Proteins Corporation (now AnimalFeeds International Corporation), Fairfield, New Jersey, 1955-1986;executive vice president, International Proteins Corporation (now AnimalFeeds International Corporation), Fairfield, New Jersey, 1986-1992;president, International Proteins Corporation (now AnimalFeeds International Corporation), Fairfield, New Jersey, 1992-1994;chair emeritus, board directors, International Proteins Corporation (now AnimalFeeds International Corporation), Fairfield, New Jersey, since 1994;vice president, co-owner, International Proteins Corporation (now AnimalFeeds International Corporation), Fairfield, New Jersey, since 1998. Board directors Pesquera Taboquilla, Panama City, Republic of Panama, since 1969, Inversiones Pesqueras S.A., British Virgin Islands.

Vice president, board directors Atlantic Shippers of Texas Inc., Port Arthur, 1989, Atlantic Shippers Inc., Morehead City, North Carolina, Empacadora Nacional S.A., Panama City, Republic of Panama. Executive vice president, board directors Fairfield Fishing Company, Liberia, AnimalFeeds International Chile S.A., Santiago.

Achievements

  • Fax: 732-827-0325.

Membership

Board directors Pesquera Taboquilla, Panama City, Panama, Inversiones Pesqueras S.A., British Virgin Islands. Vice president, board directors Atlantic Shipers of Texas Inc., Port Arthur, 1989. Board directors Atlantic Shippers Inc., Morehead City, North Carolina.

Vice president, director AnimalFeeds, International, Santiago, Chile. Member of National Foundation Women Business Owners, Spanish Benevolent Society (board directors 1955-1962).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, hand crafts, backgammon, puzzles.

Connections

father:
Ventura Lorenzo Meilan

mother:
Susana (Prego) Meilan