WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK, U.S. — Bunge Limited announced on Feb. 25 the appointment of Enrique Humanes as chief executive officer (CEO), Bunge Argentina, effective immediately. Humanes has served as interim CEO of Bunge Argentina since July 2010. He will report to Alberto Weisser, chairman and CEO, Bunge Limited.

"Enrique has played a key role in growing Bunge's businesses in Argentina," said Weisser. "His unique combination of operational expertise and market insight make him the right person for the job. Argentina is one of the world's largest exporters of agricultural commodities and an expanding market for fertilizer. I'm confident that under Enrique's leadership, Bunge Argentina will be well-positioned to contribute to the success of the nation's agribusiness sector and Bunge's overall growth."

Humanes started his career at Bunge in 2000 as the operations director of Bunge Argentina. Prior to joining the company, he served in industrial roles at Unilever and Dow Chemical. He has an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the Technology University of Rosario, a postgraduate degree in Process Management Administration from Rice University and masters of business administration from IDEA in Argentina.