Agri-commodities giant, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), announced late last month the appointment of Patrick Treuer as chief financial officer (CFO), with immediate effect, reporting to COO, Michael Gelchie. Patrick remains a member of LDC’s senior leadership team and also retains his position as the company’s chief strategy officer.
A Swiss national, Patrick Treuer joined LDC’s sister company Biosev in 2014 as head of strategy, a role he held until his appointment as head of strategy for LDC in 2015. Prior to joining the Group, he worked for 15 years in investment banking, based in Switzerland and the UK. Patrick holds a business degree from the University of St Gallen.
Former CFO, Federico Cerisoli, remains with the company and will focus on coordinating LDC’s cost efficiency program, launched in November, reporting to Michael Gelchie, said LDC.