Cargill Announces Leadership Changes

March 11, 2021
Cargill announced that it is making leadership changes, including adding two new members to its executive team, as it looks to implement strategic growth initiatives.

Cargill announced today that it is making leadership changes, including adding two new members to its executive team, as it looks to implement strategic growth initiatives. All of the changes will go into effect April 1, 2021. 

Jon Nash is joining the executive team as the leader of the global protein and salt enterprise. He succeeds Brian Sikes, who was recently named the company’s chief operating officer.

Pilar Cruz is joining the team as Cargill's Chief Sustainability Officer, where she'll have responsibility for the company’s sustainability, corporate responsibility and global communications functions.

Ruth Kimmelshue has been put in charge of the company's animal nutrition and health enterprise after five years leading global business operations and supply chains.

Julian Chase, who currently leads Cargill's transformation initiatives, will take on additional responsibilities leading business operations and supply chains.

David Webster, who joined the executive team in 20219, will lead the food ingredients and bioindustrial enterprise. Currently based in the U.S., Webster will relocate to the Netherlands in 2022.

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