Bunge appoints new board member

by Holly Demaree
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Bunge board member Andreas Fibig
Andreas Fibig

WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK, U.S. — Bunge Ltd. announced on Aug. 29 that Andreas Fibig has been appointed to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Fibig is chairman and chief executive officer of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., a global innovator of flavors, fragrances and cosmetic active ingredients for consumer products from fine fragrances to home, laundry and air care, and from sweet goods, beverages, savory and dairy to beauty products and digital scent. Previously, he was president and chairman of the board of management of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the pharmaceutical division of Bayer AG, and held senior leadership roles at Pfizer Inc. and Pharmacia.

"Andreas brings extremely relevant experience to Bunge's board of directors as the leader of IFF, a global company known for innovation, particularly related to ingredients in the food and beverage space," said L. Patrick Lupo, chairman, Bunge Ltd. "We look forward to benefitting from his strong management skills, as well as his insights on shifting customer preferences and tastes as we continue to grow our Food & Ingredients business to be a larger percentage of our overall portfolio."

Fibig holds a degree in marketing and business management from Berlin's University of Economics. He chairs the board of trustees of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology.

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