PORTLAND, OREGON, US — Carey Williams has joined Columbia Grain International as vice president of agronomy, seed and organics. In his new role Williams will be responsible for integrating seed, agronomy and origination programs into CGI’s diverse portfolio. He also will develop the company’s strong foundation in organic commodities.

Williams most recently was chief executive officer of Global Processing Inc., and earlier was chief operating officer at Attebury Grain. He also spent 22 years at Gavilon Group, LLC as general manager of North American grain.