WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced the appointment of David G. Kabbes as General Counsel and Managing Director, Corporate Affairs, effective February 1, 2015. Kabbes will report directly to Soren Schroder, Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Limited.
Since joining the company in 2000, Kabbes has served as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Legal Affairs for Bunge North America. In the role, he oversaw legal, government and industry affairs, communications, foreign trade support and environmental functions. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel at Purina Mills, a corporate attorney at Koch Industries, Inc., a partner at Schiff Hardin & Waite and an associate at Thompson Coburn. Kabbes received a bachelor's degree in business from Quincy University in 1984 and a law degree from the University of Illinois in 1987.
"Dave's deep knowledge of Bunge and our industry makes him an ideal choice for this role. His experience in our North American operating company as general counsel and in government and industry affairs uniquely qualifies him to make a significant contribution to our corporate senior management team," stated Schroder.
About Bunge Limited
Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 35,000 employees. 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, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.
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