Governor Parson Announces Ken Zellers as Director of the Department of Revenue

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced Ken Zellers as Director of the Department of Revenue. Zellers joined the Department in September 2017 as Chief Operating Officer and had also been serving as Acting Director since March 2019. As COO, Zellers was responsible for all operational aspects of the Department, including the Tax, Motor Vehicle and Driver Licensing, and Administration divisions. He also oversaw the transformation of the Department in terms of organizational design, infrastructure, performance assessment, and culture. Before joining the Department, Zellers held numerous senior roles at Anheuser-Busch InBev, most recently serving as Global Quality Director. Anheuser-Busch InBev is a global consumer products company that employs over 200,000 people worldwide and generates $60 billion in annual sales. In this role, Zellers was responsible for improving the overall customer/consumer experience by collecting and analyzing relevant global call center data. Zellers also served on the North American Wholesaler Advisory Board, representing Anheuser-Busch InBev and over 750 U.S. distribution centers and product wholesalers.In prior roles with Anheuser-Busch InBev, Zellers served as Senior Director of Human Resource Operations, a member of the Human Resource Operating Committee, and Global Director of Compensation. The Department of Revenue consists of four divisions and the Director’s Office. It was created in 1945 by the Missouri Constitution to serve as the central collection agency for all state revenue. The primary duties of the Department are to collect taxes, title and register motor vehicles, and license drivers.

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