WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK, U.S. —Bunge Ltd. announced on Dec. 4 that John E. McGlade has resigned from the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.

McGlade joined Bunge’s board of directors in 2014 after a distinguished career at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a global provider of atmospheric, process and specialty gases, where he served, among other roles, as president and chief executive officer from 2006 until 2008 and as chairman, president and CEO from 2008 until his retirement in July 2014.

McGlade serves on the board of directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber company and is a trustee of The Rider-Pool Foundation and ArtsQuest Foundation.

“John has been a trusted colleague and adviser for many years,” said Kathleen Hyle, chairperson for Bunge. “The board would like to express our gratitude for John’s guidance and leadership. We thank him for his thoughtful service and wish him all the best for the future.”

Bunge processes and supplies oilseed and grain products and ingredients worldwide. Founded in 1818, Bunge has 31,000 employees worldwide as well as 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.