Date(s) - 06/06/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cargill Singapore invites FBC members to the company visit. Vice President Bruce W. Blakeman will give us insight about the fascinating and multi-dimensional corporation.
Cargill introduces the company:
Cargill’s 155,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to achieve our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Every day, we connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.
We combine 153 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side by side, we are building a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture. For more information, visit Cargill.com and our News Center.
There will be a presentation by Mr Blakeman and a company video shown on Cargill’s business and presence in APAC.
The company visit is exclusively only for FBC members.
The registration is closed.
BRUCE W. BLAKEMAN
Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Asia-Pacific
Bruce Blakeman is the Vice President for Corporate Affairs in the Asia-Pacific region for Cargill stationed in Singapore. His responsibilities include managing the regional corporate affairs team covering government relations, stakeholder management, M&A, communications, thought leadership, issues management and corporate social responsibility activities in the Asia-Pacific region.
Prior to joining Cargill in October 2005, Bruce served four years as a Presidential Appointee in the Bush Administration. He was first appointed as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of Commerce where he ran the domestic operations of the U.S. Commercial Service (2001-2003). He was then asked to serve as the Secretary of Commerce Donald Evan’s special envoy to China stationed in the Beijing Embassy where he served for two years (2003-2005).
Before entering government, Bruce was a Senior Vice President for Wirthlin Worldwide. Wirthlin Worldwide was a global communications & branding strategy consultancy and political consulting firm headed by President Ronald Reagan’s chief strategist, Dr Richard Wirthlin.
Bruce was the first foreign political campaign advisor to the Liberal Party of Australia, based in Canberra for two-and-a-half years.
Bruce is from Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA and grew up on a blueberry farm.