He is the former chairman and chief executive officer of DHL Worldwide Express (DHL). He joined DHL in 1976 and was chairman and CEO from 1986 to 1997 and executive chairman from 1997 to 2001. During his time at DHL, he also served as CEO, the Americas, and general counsel. He is a member of the supervisory board of Cofra AG. He is a former director of O2 plc and Ladbrokes plc (formerly Hilton Group plc). He has a law degree from the University of San Francisco and a BA from Seattle University.
He is also a member of the board of directors of Advent International Corporation, a private equity firm. He has been with Advent since 1990. Before joining Advent, he was senior partner, European investments, for the Morningside Group, a private investment group. He is also a member of the boards of directors of Grupo Gayosso SA de CV, Controladora Milano SA de CV, Dufry AG, International Meal Company Holdings Ltd and Nuevo Banco Comercial SA. He has a BS in chemical engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He also serves on the board of governors of the Lauder Institute of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Before establishing Yellow Jersey Capital, he was a managing member of Farallon Capital Management LLC and Farallon Partners LLC, two investment management companies, from October 1996 onwards. He previously worked at the Metallgessellschaft Corporation, as the head trader of emerging market debt and equity securities, and as vice-president at The First Boston Corporation, where he was responsible for that company’s activities in Argentina. He has also served as a member of the board of Alpargatas SAIC and managing director and member of the board of Sovereign Debt Solutions Limited, an entity that acted as the negotiating team for the Argentine Bond Restructuring Agency PLC (ABRA). He received an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1988 and a civil engineering degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Engineering.
She is a senior counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group, a global advisory firm that provides strategic counsel to businesses on government relations, macroeconomic and political risks, regulatory issues, market entry strategies and environmental, social and corporate governance issues. From 2009 to 2011, she was assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy. From 2001 to 2008, she was a founding principal of the Albright Group and Albright Capital Management LLC. She was administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 1993-2001. She serves as a distinguished senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. She is a member of the boards of the Spectrum Solutions Company and the League of Conservation Voters, as well as the advisory boards of Harvest Power and Bloomberg Government. She is also a member of the advisory committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. She holds a JD and BA from the University of Florida.
He held senior roles at Yahoo! EMEA from 2006-2011, where he led corporate development before becoming its senior finance director and chief of staff. Previously, he was director of strategy at Orange UK, a mobile network operator and Internet service provider, and worked with McKinsey & Company in London and Palo Alto, California. He holds a master’s degree in engineering and management from the Catholic University of Louvain and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Mr Cornet serves on the board of directors of Anheuser-Busch Inbev, Floridienne Group, Adrien Invest SCRL and several privately held companies.
Since 2007, he has been an advisor to a private investment fund with investments in South America. From 2003 to December 2006, he was on the board of directors of Quilmes Industrial (Quinsa) SA, a holding company with interests in the beverage and malting industries, as the representative of Beverage Associates (BAC) Corp. From 1992 to 2003, he served in various capacities at Quinsa, including director of mergers and acquisitions, group controller and manager of corporate finance. Prior to joining Quinsa, Mr Engels served as vice-president at Citibank NA in London, responsible for European sales of Latin American investment products and in Brazil, in the area of mergers and acquisitions. Since 2010, he has been deputy chairman of the board of Mutual Investment Limited. He has also been a member of the board of BISA, a fund with diversified investments in different industries. He has a BS from Babson College, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
He was chief executive officer of Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd, a leading New Zealand-based international dairy company, from 2003 to 2011. Previously, he served as president and CEO of GSW Inc, a Canadian consumer durable goods manufacturer, from 2000 to 2003. For 16 years up to 2000, he worked in the sugar industry, in Canada, the US, the UK and Mexico. From 1994 to 1999, he was at Tate & Lyle, where he ultimately served as president and CEO of Tate & Lyle North America Sugars Inc. He has been chairman of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the national economic development agency, since November 2012. He is also a director of Orion Health Limited, a New Zealand-based privately owned software company, and is a member of the University of Auckland Council.
He is Chairman and CEO of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF), a leading global innovator of flavors, fragrances and cosmetic ingredients for consumer products from fine fragrances to home, laundry, and air care, and from sweet goods, beverages, savory and dairy to beauty products and digital scent. Previously, he was President and Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the pharmaceutical division of Bayer AG, and held senior leadership roles at Pfizer Inc. and Pharmacia. Mr. Fibig holds a degree in Marketing and Business Management from Berlin’s University of Economics. He chairs the Board of Trustees of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology.
She joined Constellation Energy in 2003, serving in a variety of senior-level finance and operations positions, including as CFO of Constellation NewEnergy, Inc. She previously served as CFO of ANC Rental Corp and CFO of AutoNation Inc. She began her career in 1980 with the Black & Decker Corporation in its treasury organization. She is a member of the board of directors of the AmerisourceBergen Corporation, where she serves on the finance committee and as chair of the audit and corporate responsibility committee. She has also been appointed as a director of the ADT Corporation, effective upon the completion of its separation from Tyco International Ltd. She is a member of the board of sponsors for the Sellinger School of Business and Management for Loyola University, Maryland and the board of trustees of Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland. She has a BA from Loyola College.
He joined Air Products in 1976 and held positions in its chemicals and process industries, performance materials and chemicals group divisions. He was appointed president and chief operating officer of Air Products in 2006 and retained the title of president when he was named as chairman and CEO two years later. He serves on the board of directors of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and on the executive committee of the Council on Competitiveness. He is a trustee of the Rider-Pool Foundation and the SteelStacks Leadership Foundation and a former trustee of Lehigh University. He has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from Lehigh University.
From 2010 to 2013 he was CEO, Bunge North America. Since joining Bunge in 2000, he has held a variety of agribusiness leadership roles in the US and Europe. Before joining us, he worked for more than 15 years at Continental Grain and Cargill. He is a member of Rabobank International’s North American Agribusiness Advisory Board and has a BA in economics from Connecticut College.
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