Board of directors

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Manager Name: 
L. Patrick Lupo
Manager position: 
Chairman
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L. Patrick Lupo has been a member of our board since 2006, and was appointed non-executive chairman in 2014.
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He previously served as Bunge's lead lndependent director since 2010, and is the former chairman and chief executive officer of DHL Worldwide Express (DHL). He joined DHL in 1976 and was its 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 former director of O2 plc and Ladbrokes plc (formerly Hilton Group plc), and is a former member of the supervisory board of Cofra AG. He has a law degree from the University of San Francisco and a BA from Seattle University.

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Ernest G. Bachrach
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Ernest G. Bachrach has been a member of our board since 2001.
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He is a former partner and member of the board of directors of Advent International Corporation, a private equity firm. He worked at Advent from 1990 to 2015, and held several senior positions during that time, including chairman of the firm's Latin American investment committee. He also served on Advent's global executive committee for 12 years. Before joining Advent, he was senior partner, European investments, for the Morningside Group, a private investment group. He is a member of the Endeavor Global plc boards in Miami and Peru. He also serves on the board of governors of the Lauder Institute of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has a BS in chemical engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

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Vinita Bali
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Vinita Bali joined our board in 2018.
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She served as Chief Executive Officer of Britannia Industries, a publicly listed food company in India, from 2005 to 2014. Prior to that, she was Head of the Business Strategy practice in the U.S. at the Zyman Group, a consulting firm. She started her career in India at a Tata Group company in 1977, and joined Cadbury India in 1980, subsequently working for Cadbury in the United Kingdom, Nigeria and South Africa until 1994. From 1994 to 2003, she held senior positions in marketing and general management at The Coca-Cola Company in the U.S. and Latin America, becoming Global Head of Corporate Strategy in 2001. Ms. Bali serves as an advisory board member of PwC India, and is a non-executive director on the boards of Smith & Nephew plc, as well as several Indian companies, including CRISIL Ltd. and Syngene International Limited. She is a former non-executive director of Syngenta International AG. She also chairs the Board of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

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Enrique H. Boilini
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Enrique H. Boilini has been a member of our board since 2001. He is a senior managing director of Lone Star Latin American Acquisitions LLC, an affiliate of Lone Star Funds, a global private equity firm.
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He is also a managing member at Yellow Jersey Capital, LLC, an investment management company which he established in 2002. Before establishing Yellow Jersey Capital, he was a managing member of Farallon Capital Management LLC and Farallon Partners LLC, two investment management companies, since1996. He joined Farallon in 1995 as a managing director. Previously, he also worked at 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 is a former member of the board of TELECOM Argentina. He has also been a visiting professor at IAE Business School at Universidad Austral in Buenos Aires. He received an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1988 and a civil engineering degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Engineering.

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Carol M. Browner
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Carol M. Browner joined our board in 2013.
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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 Barack 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. Previously, she served as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 1993 to 2001. She chairs the board of the League of Conservation Voters, and holds a JD and BA from the University of Florida.

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Paul Cornet de Ways-Ruart
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Paul Cornet de Ways-Ruart joined our board in 2015.
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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.

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Andrew Ferrier
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Andrew Ferrier joined our board in 2012. He is executive chairman of Canz Capital Limited, a private investment company he founded in 2011
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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. Prior to 2000, he spent 16 years in the sugar industry, working in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Mexico. From 1994 to 1999, he worked for Tate & Lyle, first as president of Redpath Sugars and subsequently as president and CEO of Tate & Lyle North America Sugars Inc. He has served as chairman of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the national economic development agency, since November 2012, and since October 2014 has been chairman of Orion Health Ltd. He also serves as a councillor of the University of Auckland.

Manager Name: 
Kathleen Hyle
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Kathleen Hyle joined our board in 2012. She was senior vice-president of Constellation Energy and COO of Constellation Energy Resources from 2008 until her retirement in 2012 following the completion of the merger of Constellation Energy with Exelon Corporation.
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From June 2007 to November 2008, she served as chief financial officer for Constellation Energy Nuclear Group and for UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC, a strategic joint venture between Constellation Energy and Électricité de France. She held the position of senior vice president of finance for Constellation Energy from 2005 to 2007 and senior vice president of finance, Information Technology, Risk and Operations for Constellation New Energy from January to October 2005. Prior to joining Constellation Energy, she served as the chief financial officer of ANC Rental Corp., the parent company of Alamo Rent-A-Car and National Rent-A-Car; vice president and treasurer of Auto Nation, Inc.; and vice president and treasurer of The Black and Decker Corporation. She is currently a director of AmerisourceBergen Corporation and is a former director of The ADT Corporation. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Center Stage in Baltimore, MD. and is a former trustee of the Loyola University Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management. She has a BA from Loyola College.

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John E. McGlade
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John E. McGlade joined our board in 2014. He was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Air Products from 2008 to 2014.
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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, is a trustee of the Rider-Pool Foundation and the ArtsQuest Foundation, and is 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.

Manager Name: 
Soren Schroder
Manager position: 
CEO, Bunge Limited
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Soren Schroder has been our CEO since 2013 and also serves on Bunge's board of directors.
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From 2010 to 2013 he was CEO, Bunge North America, leading the company's business operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Upon joining Bunge in 2000, he held a variety of agribusiness leadership roles in the United States and Europe. Previously, he worked for more than 15 years at Continental Grain and Cargill. He received a BA in economics from Connecticut College.

Manager Name: 
Mark Zenuk
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Mark Zenuk joined our board in 2018.
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He has served as Managing Partner of Tillridge Global Agribusiness Partners, an agribusiness private equity firm, since 2016. Prior to Tillridge, he was a Managing Director at NGP Energy Capital Management (“NGP”), where he led NGP’s agribusiness investment platform from 2010 to 2016. Before joining NGP, he served in many domestic and international executive leadership roles with Archer Daniels Midland Company (“ADM”), having most recently led ADM’s oilseed business unit. Before joining ADM in 1999, he served as General Manager of the Commodity Marketing Group for the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool and Marketing Manager for the Canadian Wheat Board.

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