Mr Dave Buchanan

Dave Buchanan is the business unit leader for the World Trading Unit that operates at the center of Cargill’s Grain & Oilseed global supply chain complex, managing risk and trading decisions for the agricultural commodities and freight. He is responsible for WTU’s strategy definition and execution as well as the enforcement of risk management disciplines controlled by Cargill Risk Management Committee. Dave has been in his current role since June 2007. Prior to that he was the Worldwide Proteins Manager, and also served as the Worldwide Feedgrains Manager. He has held various positions trading grains, oilseeds and non-grain feed ingredients. Dave joined Cargill in 1986, and spent the first 10 years in the United States with Cargill, before moving to Geneva. He graduated with a BS in Agriculture and Resource Economics from Oregon State University.