John Johnson Promoted to Managing Director at Rabo AgriFinance

Jun 03, 2010, 14:33 ET from Rabo AgriFinance

ST. LOUIS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- John Johnson has been promoted to Managing Director for Rabo AgriFinance (RAF), and will lead the new Southeast Region with an office located in Memphis, Tenn.

RAF recently restructured its organizational model to improve support to field offices and focus on client needs.  As Managing Director for the Southeast Region, Johnson will be responsible for developing a strategic business plan, supporting RAF's growth, and building client relationships in the new region.

"John has extensive knowledge of the Southeast Region," said RAF President and CEO John Ryan.  "His wealth of experience will help our business grow while we enhance our customer focus."

Johnson has more than 35 years of agricultural lending experience and has been a part of Rabo AgriFinance's evolution since 1987.  He has served as an area loan manager and regional vice president.  Additionally he has been the team leader and regional senior vice president for RAF in the Memphis office since 2004, during which time he and his team doubled the portfolio.

He grew up on a cotton farm in northeast Arkansas, and is a graduate of Arkansas State University with a degree in Agronomy.

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