White Plains / NY. (bl) Bunge Limited announced that Brian Thomsen, President, Agribusiness, has informed the company of his intent to retire from Bunge. Thomsen will remain with the company through the end of the year in order to ensure a smooth transition.
Thomsen joined the company in 2004, and has led Bunge’s Agribusiness segment since May 2014, having previously served as Managing Director of the global Grains and Oilseeds product lines.
«Brian’s leadership, business knowledge and expertise in risk management have been instrumental to Bunge over the years», said CEO Soren Schroder. «In his role as President of Agribusiness, Brian has built a strong commercial team, enhanced our global value chain integration and strengthened our global footprint of assets through various partnerships around the world. We wish Brian all the best in his retirement and thank him for his leadership and contributions to the company. I have full confidence in our Agribusiness team to execute on the plan and deliver a strong year for Bunge».
Thomsen said, «This was a personal decision for me, and it has been my honour to have served this organization over the past 14 years. I am proud of the team that we have built and all the great work they have done, and will continue to do, to advance Bunge Agribusiness».