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Marcelo Grimaldi Named President of Gavilon do Brasil

Omaha, Nebr. (September 19, 2019) -- The Gavilon Group LLC (Gavilon), today announced the hiring of Marcelo Grimaldi as President of Gavilon do Brasil. Based out of Sao Paulo, Marcelo will oversee Gavilon’s commercial operations within Brazil and coordinate with Gavilon’s global offices to develop markets for Brazilian growers to further meet global demand.

Grimaldi, who is married and has two sons, has been in the agricultural industry for more than 30 years, including experience in origination, trading, and production across South America. Marcelo’s leadership experience includes executive-level positions for Continental Grain and ADM, ranging from grain origination to refined oil operations, and oversight of operations in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.

“Gavilon is lucky to have such a great mind leading our Brazilian operations,” said Steven Zehr, Gavilon’s President, and Chief Executive Officer. “His experience, unmatched knowledge of the Brazilian agricultural markets, and the ability to focus on the details make us confident that he can balance the needs of our employees, producers, and customers.”


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

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