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Company Overview of Louis Dreyfus Company B.V.

Company Overview

Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. operates as a merchant and processor of agricultural goods worldwide. It operates in two segments, Value Chain and Merchandizing. The company engages in the farming, origination, processing, refining, storage, transportation, and distribution of commodities, including oilseeds, grains, rice, coffee, cotton, sugar, juice, dairy products, fertilizers and inputs, and metals, as well as provides freight and finance services. It serves a range of customers from large multinationals to local manufacturers. The company was formerly known as Louis Dreyfus Commodities B.V. and changed its name to Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. in March 2016. The company was founded in 1851 and ...

Westblaak 92

Rotterdam,  3012 KM


Founded in 1851

22,000 Employees


31 10 411 0480

Key Executives for Louis Dreyfus Company B.V.

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board
Interrim Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director and Member of Managing Board
Senior Head of Functions & Regions, Global HR Director and Member of Senior Executive Committee
Senior Head of Cotton & Merchandizing Platforms and Member of Senior Executive Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. Key Developments

Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for Six Months Ended June 30, 2016

Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. announced consolidated earnings results for six months ended June 30, 2016. For the period, the company reported net sales of $23,527 million, income before tax of $151 million, attributable to owners of the company of $135 million, net cash used in operating activities of $422 million, purchase of fixed assets of $126 million compared to the net sales of $26,393 million, income before tax of $177 million, attributable to owners of the company of $130 million, net cash from operating activities of $396 million, purchase of fixed assets of $129 million for the same period a year ago.

Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. Announces Executive Changes

Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. announced that Sandrine Téran, Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will leave her role effective at the end of the month in order to pursue other opportunities. Mrs. Téran will nevertheless remain with the Group as Corporate Advisor on finance matters over the coming months. Federico Cerisoli, currently CFO for LDC’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region, has been named Interim Group CFO, effective July 1, 2016, pending a more lasting appointment. Mr. Cerisoli joined LDC in 2008 and served in various regional and divisional CFO positions before his appointment to his present role as CFO for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Prior to joining LDC, he worked for over 17 years in finance and business development at commodity trading companies in Argentina, Brazil and the US.

Louis Dreyfus And Amaggi Reportedly Eye Stake Sale In gGains Terminal

Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. and Amaggi Group reportedly may sell a stake in a new northern Brazil grains terminal, at Itaqui port in Maranhão state. According to Bloomberg, Louis Dreyfus and Amaggi have hired HSBC Holdings Plc to sell part or the entire 25% stake they hold in a terminal at Itaqui. The sale process is already under way, according to the people, who asked not to be named because the discussions are private. Spokesmen for Louis Dreyfus and HSBC declined to comment. A spokesman for Amaggi didn’t respond to messages seeking comment.

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