Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development, Cargill, Incorporated
Peter leads corporate development and supports strategic initiatives across Cargill’s diverse portfolio of more than 70 businesses, with $110bn in revenue, 150,000 employees and operations in 70 countries. Peter is active in governance as member and chair of the Board of Directors of Cargill’s larger joint ventures. He chairs the boards of Ardent Mills LLC, the leading flour milling company in North America, and NatureWorks LLC, the leading global bio-polymers company.
Peter chairs the advisory board of Citrofrut S.A., Mexico’s largest juice producer. He has experience in commercial banking and energy project finance with the The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., strategy consulting with Bain & Company and strategic planning and corporate development at the Carlson Companies. Additionally, Peter built and ran several industrial fermentation businesses as the general manager of emerging businesses while with Cargill. He has extensive international and cross-cultural business experience across Asia, Europe and the Americas. Peter holds an AB in economics from Brown University and an MBA from Stanford University.