General Session: 5 Leadership Practices, April 10
About Jim Miller
Jim Miller is executive vice president and president of Global Corporate Initiatives for Ecolab Inc.
In his current role, Miller leads initiatives to help shape Ecolab strategy on a company-wide platform. Previously, Miller served as executive vice president and president of Global Services and Specialty. During his 16 years with Ecolab, he has held a variety of other executive positions in Institutional, Corporate Marketing and Emerging Businesses. Miller left the company in 1998 to serve as senior vice president and general manager of the Immediate Consumption Division of Minute Maid and as CEO of Busy Body Inc., and rejoined Ecolab in 2001. Earlier in his career, Miller spent 13 years at General Mills in a variety of finance and marketing positions.
Miller currently serves on the board of directors of the Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Alliance, the strategic board of governors of the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas and on the steering committee of Ujamaa Place, a non-profit organization in St. Paul, Minn., dedicated to providing education, inspiration and skills training to young, disadvantaged African American men. Previously, he served on the Elliot Leadership Institute Advisory Council and on the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities and Steppingstone Theatre.
Miller holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of St. Thomas and a juris doctor degree from the William Mitchell College of Law.