G. J. Vandenakker recently retired as the Enterprise Leader for the Cargill Agriculture Supply Chain after a 30-year career with the company. Joe Stone, a 34-year veteran of Cargill will assume responsibility for the supply chain and will continue as a member of the Cargill Executive Team.
David Webster will be responsible for Cargill Animal Nutrition replacing Stone. Webster has served Cargill for 27 years in various positions involving sales, purchasing and finance and he most recently led the global edible oils business.
Cargill has a deep bench and a system of cross-training managers and executives. The company is characterized by a low turnover rate with steady advancement as the company expands organically and by acquisition.