Tag: Mayo Schmidt

Mayo Schmidt Will Not Become the Next CEO of Louis Dreyfus

Just days before he was to assume the position of CEO of Louis Dreyfus Commodities, a former Western Canadian grain industry executive has parted ways with the global agricultural trading company . Mayo Schmidt was to become the chief executive for Louis Dreyfus on January 5th. “Following a more detailed analysis of the terms and conditions of… Read more »

Mayo Schmidt Announced as New CEO of Louis Dreyfus Commodities

Louis Dreyfus Commodities today announced the appointment of Mayo Schmidt as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 5th, 2015. Schmidt will succeed interim CEO Claude Ehlinger, who will continue in his existing roles of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Louis Dreyfus Commodities and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Biosev. Ehlinger has also been promoted… Read more »

Please JANA, Just Go Away – Leave Mike Wilson and Agrium Alone

This week Agrium shareholders elected its slate of directors hopefully putting to rest a brutal distracting 10 month proxy battle with corporation predator JANA Partners LLC.  This has been a long slug fest that quickly got personal as JANA became more and more aggressive in its quest to break up Agrium to attempt to maximize… Read more »