Lewis Batchelder Named Gavilon Chief Executive Officer

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Omaha, Nebr. (February 26, 2016)-- The Gavilon Group LLC (Gavilon), announced today that Lewis Batchelder has been named CEO of the Gavilon group of companies, effective March 1, 2016.

Batchelder brings more than forty years of experience in the grain industry, and has held positions as Senior Vice PresidentAgriculture Services at Archer Daniels Midland Company and Chairmanof Alfred C. Toepfer International, a global merchandiser of agricultural commodities and processed products.

Batchelder’s experience in the grain industry, along with his long-standing relationship with Marubeni Corporation, of which Gavilon is a wholly owned subsidiary, will be instrumental in building on Gavilon’s success while also shaping the future path for growth of the company within Marubeni’s group-wide business strategy.   

 

About Gavilon Grain, LLC
The Gavilon Group, LLC connects producers and consumers of feed, food and fuel, linking agricultural supply with demand through its global supply chain network. The company provides origination, storage and handling, transportation and logistics, marketing and distribution, and risk management services to customers and suppliers across the globe.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, Gavilon employs more than 1,900 people at nearly 300 facilities and offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gavilon.com.