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Cargill announces executive leadership changes

01 March 20222 min reading

Four new leaders are joining Cargill’s executive team. They were selected for their expertise aligned to evolving customer and employee needs and their potential to drive the company’s innovation and sustainability strategies around the world.

“The food system is constantly and quickly changing. To continue delivering innovative ideas and solutions for our customers, we must change as well. These leaders are guided by values and purpose, committed to our customers and passionate about feeding a growing population in a safe, responsible and sustainable way,” said Dave MacLennan, Cargill chairman and CEO. “They all have the expertise and inclusive leadership approach to continue driving our organization forward as members of our executive team.”

Jennifer Hartsock joins Cargill and the company’s executive team as its new Chief Information & Digital Officer (CIDO). Hartsock served as Chief Information Officer and a member of the executive leadership team at Baker Hughes.

Roger Watchorn is joining the company’s executive team as leader of Cargill’s Agriculture Supply Chains (CASC) business, which also includes the company’s Ocean Transportation and World Trading Group. He also will lead the company’s corporate trading strategy.

Ross Hamou-Jennings is named the company’s chair of Asia Pacific. Hamou-Jennings has been based in Singapore since 2002, leading the global Trade & Capital Markets (TCM) business from Asia. In this new role, Hamou-Jennings will oversee the company’s customer-led strategy in Asia, as well as its Metals, Risk Management and TCM businesses. These leadership changes will be effective March 1, 2022.

And Stephanie Lundquist is joining Cargill as the company’s new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and a member of its executive team. Lundquist spent 16 years with leading retailer and Cargill customer, Target, most recently leading the food and beverage business. This leadership change is effective April 4, 2022.

 


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