Beanstalk Global have been in discussion with a seasoned food production and agribusiness executive who has worked for Fortune 500 firms as Division COO, Vice President, and Managing Director and led several fully-integrated mid-sized private and family-owned firms as CEO, President, and Managing Director in North America, Asia, South Asia, and Africa with substantial exposure to Australasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
This person has worked in agribusiness, agri-conglomerates, bananas, hydro-energy, farming, food coatings, food ingredients, forestry, fresh-cut, fresh produce, juices, large-scale plantations, packaging, pineapple, processed foods, orchard crops, row crops, tea, tobacco, transportation, and tropical crops.
Major accomplishments include growing revenues by 80% from $225m to $400m and profits by 136% from $22m to $52m after developing a comprehensive strategy for a large fresh produce company in Asia; Building two factories with a spend of $5m in Africa; Implementing $75m of greenfield investment projects in Africa; Reducing employee headcount by 40% from 22,000 to 13,200 in Africa; Increasing production on same acres by 180% in the Philippines; Implementing $60m in capital spend during career; Leading major brand identity changes for two companies in the USA and Africa; and developing and successfully implementing values, performance objectives, and strategies for several organisations.
Professional expertise includes multi-continent/country responsibility, multi-factory management, global cultural dexterity, change management, P&L responsibility, values and strategy development and implementation, organizational development, mergers and acquisitions, manufacturing, operations, logistics, supply chain, financial management, sales and marketing, general management, and corporate governance.
This person is passionate and is attracted to challenge and adventure having worked in complex organizations with operations in remote locations while being tasked to take firms to the next level and requiring complete management overhauls.
To find out how this unique and driven individual can make a real ongoing difference to your business or organisation, please contact Max MacGillivray or Ian Reed on +44 (0) 1284 715055 or on email email@example.com.