Andrew Ferrier to Join Bunge Limited Board of Directors
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2012
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG)
today announced that Andrew Ferrier has been appointed to its Board of
Directors as an independent director, effective immediately.
Mr. Ferrier, age 53, is Managing Director of Canz Capital Limited, a private
investment company he founded in 2011. He served as Chief Executive Officer
of Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd., a leading New Zealand-based international
dairy company, from 2003 to 2011. Previously, he served as President and
Chief Executive Officer of GSW Inc., a Canadian consumer durable goods
manufacturer, from 2000 to 2003.
Prior to 2000, Mr. Ferrier spent 16 years in the sugar industry working in
Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Mexico. Five of those
years, from 1994 to 1999, were at Tate & Lyle, where he ultimately served as
President and Chief Executive Officer of Tate & Lyle North America Sugars Inc.
"Andrew brings significant experience as the former CEO of an international
company focused on agricultural exports," said Alberto Weisser, Chairman and
CEO, Bunge Limited. "His success in growing businesses and market share,
along with his deeply relevant operational experience in the sugar industry,
will make him a valuable addition to our Board."
Mr. Ferrier has served as Chairman of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the
national economic development agency, since November 2012. He also serves as
a director of Orion Health Limited, a New Zealand-based privately owned
software company, and is a member of the University of Auckland Council.
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 North and South
America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New
SOURCE Bunge Limited
Contact: Mark Haden, Investor Contact, Bunge Limited, +1-914-684-3398,
email@example.com; or Susan Burns, Media Contact, Bunge Limited,
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