ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS — Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. (LDC) appointed Jessica Teo as global head of human resources, effective immediately, reporting to Andrea Maserati, chief operating officer (COO). Teo also becomes a member of the group’s senior leadership team.

“I’m very pleased to welcome Jessica to LDC’s senior leadership team, as its fourteenth and most recent member, following the enlargement of this key decision-making group in April,” said Gonzalo Ramírez Martiarena, chief executive officer (CEO) at LDC. “Her appointment ensures that our global HR activities continue to benefit from dedicated leadership and all due attention, following Andrea Maserati’s appointment and enlarged scope of responsibility as LDC’s chief operating officer.”

 Teo joined LDC in 2011, serving as regional head of human resources for Asia up until now, and in parallel as Global HR Business Partner to the group’s merchandizing businesses between 2014 and 2017. Before joining LDC, she held senior HR positions at Neste Oil Singapore, Eastman Chemical Asia Pacific, Singapore Telecoms, Deloitte & Touche and Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (Air Force). She has a degree in business administration from the National University of Singapore, and a master’s degree in human resources management from Rutgers Business School.

 “Jessica has over 20 years of HR experience and, over the past seven years, has successfully implemented HR strategies that support our business ambitions and priorities in a key region for the Group,” Maserati said. “I look forward to her continued support to LDC’s management and people in her new, global role.”