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Director, Bunge Loders Croklaan Latin America

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Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Coral Gables, FL -Florida, US, 33134 Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Position Summary:

The Director, Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC) Latin America is responsible for providing leadership, management and vision necessary to lead the Latin America region with focus on Mexico to execute its growth strategy with the goal of increasing the key financial measures of PBT and ROICE. 


Core Functions:
•    Determine the business strategy for the region in collaboration as necessary with colleagues globally and determines with the management team the operating strategies to deliver. 
•    Build and lead the organization to deliver sales growth and effectiveness to achieve the business strategy. 
•    Initiate and supports strategic expansion projects, including acquisitions, joint ventures and alliances in collaboration with relevant stakeholders. 
•    Direct the development, communication, and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes. 
•    Lead the BLC Regional Management Team to develop and implement plans for the development of operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to support growth objectives. 
•    Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory actions on the global BLC Business.
•    Provide strategic input and leadership on decisions related to business development and growth.
•    Read the market and set strategy to meet the needs of customers, both current and potential. 
•    Deploy decision rights on revenue & costs that impact regional P&L
•    Anticipate and identify future business opportunities or problems and develops strategies to address them. 

Principal Accountabilities 
•    Own the regional BLC P&L, responsible for revenue, growth, sales, and costs. 
•    Accountable for leading regional integrated team contributing to BLC’s strategy including direct, functional reports and team members (i.e. regional sales, operations, innovation/application, product management, finance , HR..)
•    Represents the organization at the customer, in the industry and in international networks and lobby groups  


Skills/Experience Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and 10+ years’ experience in senior management roles, or equivalent experience. An MBA is a plus. 
•    Experience leading a multi-disciplined team in running a business. Ideally as an autonomous division head, operating in the food ingredients sector.
•    Experience with a matrix-oriented organization that balances geographies and product lines as successful market approaches.
•    Experience in the specialty food Ingredients or specialty fats and oils industries.

•    Regional and intercontinental traveling is required (up to 50%)
•    Fluency in English and Spanish is required. Portuguese is an advantage.



Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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