Leading agribusiness and food company Bunge Limited has appointed Andrew Ferrier to its Board of Directors as an independent director, effective immediately.
Ferrier, who is Managing Director of private investment company Canz Capital Limited, was formerly CEO of Fonterra Co-operative Group, 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, Ferrier spent 16 years in the sugar industry. Five of those years were at Tate & Lyle, where he ultimately served as president and CEO of Tate & Lyle North America Sugars Inc.
"Andrew brings significant experience as the former CEO of an international company focused on agricultural exports," said Alberto Weisser, Chairman and CEO, Bunge Limited.