MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. — Carlos Paz has joined Ceres Global Ag Corp. as vice-president and commercial director, effective Jan. 6, 2020.

“The addition of Carlos Paz further strengthens our commercial and executive teams,” said Robert Day, president and chief executive officer at Ceres. “Paz’s extensive experience across many commodity groups and geographies, and in senior leadership positions will serve the company well as we continue to execute on our growth strategy.”

Paz will manage all commercial activities and teams related to Ceres’ agricultural-related businesses: Grain, Oilseed & Pulse Trading & Merchandizing, Oilseed Crush, Specialty Crops/Blending and Seeds.

Paz has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of trading, merchandising and management roles across North America, Latin America and Europe, working for companies such as Continental Grain, Cargill, and most recently Freepoint Commodities. Paz has bachelor’s degrees in general business management and agricultural economics from Kansas State University.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., Ceres procures and supplies North American agricultural commodities and value-added products, industrial products, fertilizer, energy products and reliable supply chain logistics services to customers worldwide.

Together with its affiliated companies, Ceres operates 13 locations across Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Minnesota. These facilities have an aggregate grain and oilseed storage capacity of approximately 30.8 million bushels.