VeraSun chairman resigns

By | August 04, 2008
Brookings, S.D.-based ethanol producer VeraSun Energy Corp. announced July 1 that Gordon Ommen had resigned as the company's chairman. Ommen, who formerly served as U.S. BioEnergy's president and chief executive officer, was named chairman during the March merger of the two companies. He has been succeeded by Duane Gilliam, who joined VeraSun's board in 2005.