WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA — Anne de Greef-Safft has been named a director of Ag Growth International Inc.
“Anne is a global executive with extensive P&L, marketing, sales and operations leadership experience,” said Tim Close, president and chief executive officer of AGI. “Anne’s extensive and relevant experience will be a great asset to AGI, and we are excited to add Anne to the AGI team.”
De Greef-Safft is currently a strategic consultant with Windjammer Capital Investors, a middle-market private equity firm, and she serves as a member of the board of directors of two of Windjammer’s portfolio companies.
Prior to Windjammer, De Greef-Safft was group president of Standex International’s Food Service Equipment business, with nine operations and 2,000 employees across the United States, Mexico and Europe. She spent 12 years at Danaher Corp., learning and applying the Danaher Business System, and holding four successive positions as president of operating companies in the United States, Europe and Australia.
Before joining Danaher, she held various technical and marketing and sales management positions for manufacturing companies in the United States and Europe.
De Greef-Safft received a master’s degree in business administration from Babson College in Massachusetts and her BSEE and MSEE degrees from the Catholic University of Louvain (KU Leuven) in Belgium. Currently residing in South Carolina, she was born in Brussels, Belgium, and is fluent in English, Dutch, French and German.