In the United States, Todd Hall, a member of Cargill’s executive team, has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
«Todd has a solid track record of growing Cargill businesses, both organically and through acquisition», said David MacLennan, chairman and chief executive officer at Cargill. «Since he joined Cargill 33 years ago, he has consistently built high-performing teams that focus on what our customers need to be successful. His strategic vision, strong leadership skills and passion for his work make him an excellent addition to the Cargill board».
Mr. Hall joined Cargill in 1982 and held general management positions with the animal nutrition businesses until 1998. At that time, he joined the animal nutrition leadership team and worked with businesses in Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States. In 2001, he oversaw Cargill’s acquisition of Agribrands International, which was Cargill’s largest acquisition at the time. He was named president of Cargill’s animal nutrition business in 2004, and in 2008, he took on a broader role, leading the company’s poultry operations in Central America, China, Europe, Thailand and the United States.