Four new leaders join Cargill’s executive team

06 March 20222 min reading

Cargill rang the changes for its top management. Four new leaders joined the company’s executive team.  CEO MacLennan said this is because the food system is rapidly changing. 

Cargill announced that four new leaders are joining its executive team. “The food system is constantly and quickly changing. To continue delivering innovative ideas and solutions for our customers, we must change as well,” said Dave MacLennan, Cargill chairman and CEO. Leadership changes took effect on March 1, 2022

Jennifer Hartsock joins 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. In this new role, Hamou-Jennings will join the executive team and oversee the company’s customer-led strategy in Asia, as well as its Metals, Risk Management and TCM businesses. 

Stephanie Lundquist is joining the company as its 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.

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