LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The former president and chief executive officer of Affiliated Foods Southwest has pleaded guilty to charges of defrauding its lenders, according to court papers filed here. John Mills, who had served as the cooperative wholesaler's president and CEO since 2004, left the company early last year, shortly before it filed for bankruptcy protection. The company, based here, was subsequently acquired by Associated Wholesale Grocers, Kansas City, Kan. Mills, in a plea ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.