Cargill names CEO new chairman
Cargill Inc. has appointed CEO Gregory Page as its Chairman.Minnetonka-based Cargill said its board of directors elected Page CEO and chairman of the board, effective 11 September.
Page has been president and COO since June 2000, and CEO since Warren Staley, 65, retired earlier this summer.
He joined the company in 1974 and has had a number of jobs including stints in Singapore, Thailand and the US. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.
Page succeeds Warren Staley who announced in February he’d retire after reaching the mandatory retirement age of 65.
Cargill, a global agriculture and trading and food processing giant, has about 150,000 employees.