WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced the appointment of Enrique Humanes as CEO, Bunge Argentina, effective immediately. Mr. Humanes has served as Interim CEO of Bunge Argentina since July 2010. He will report to Alberto Weisser, Chairman and CEO, Bunge Limited.
"Enrique has played a key role in growing Bunge's businesses in Argentina," stated Mr. Weisser. "His unique combination of operational expertise and market insight make him the right person for the job. Argentina is one of the world's largest exporters of agricultural commodities and an expanding market for fertilizer. I'm confident that under Enrique's leadership, Bunge Argentina will be well-positioned to contribute to the success of the nation's agribusiness sector and Bunge's overall growth."
Mr. Humanes started his career at Bunge in 2000 as the Operations Director of Bunge Argentina. Prior to joining the company, he served in industrial roles at Unilever and Dow Chemical. He holds an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the Technology University of Rosario, a postgraduate degree in Process Management Administration from Rice University and an MBA from IDEA in Argentina.
About Bunge Limited
Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com,NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company with approximately 32,000 employees in more than 30 countries. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed and edible oil products for commercial customers and consumers; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat and corn to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in North and South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.
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