Former President of Human Nutrition & Health at DSM and Former President of Monsanto Brazil
Rick Greubel has more than 30 years of experience across the food value chain in both multinational and start-up environments. He began his career at Monsanto spending 22 years in positions of increasing responsibility with 11 years leading business units internationally. While President of Monsanto Brazil, he led the strategy development and implementation of the innovative point-of-delivery value capture system in soybeans. In 2006, he joined Tyson Foods as Group VP & International President. He became President, Human Nutrition & Health at Royal DSM in 2010 and in 2015 he joined Kaiima, an Israeli seed, genomics and breeding technology start-up as CEO, from which he retired in January 2018. Rick has significant international experience having lived and worked in Argentina, Brazil, Singapore Switzerland and Israel. Rick is an Operating Director with PaineSchwartz Partners and serves on the boards of Kemin Industries and Amai Proteins. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Missouri and is a graduate of the Wharton School Advanced Management Program. He speaks both Spanish and Portuguese.