Robert DayPresident & CEO, Board Member
Robert Day joined Ceres in February of 2015 as Vice President of Trading and Risk Management and was promoted to interim and then full-time President & CEO in June and November of 2016, respectively. Prior to that he worked for Cargill, Inc. from 1993 – 2012 and then ED&F Man from 2012 – 2015. While at ED&F Man Mr. Day held the position of Managing Director Asia, based in Singapore and also supported the build-out of their capital markets business in North LATAM. While at Cargill Mr. Day held the positions of Commercial Director Grain & Oilseed Supply Chain, Greater China & Korea 2009 – 2012 (Shenzhen & Shanghai); Managing Director & Commercial Director, Grain & Oilseed Supply Chain Mexico 2004 – 2008 (Mexico City), Project Team Leader & Analyst, Cargill Strategy & Business Development 2000 – 2004 (Minneapolis, MN), and a variety of merchandizing and trading roles in the U.S. and Mexico from 1993 – 1999. Mr. Day has an MBA from St. Thomas University in Minneapolis and a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Minnesota.