Gavilon president, CEO Greg Heckman to step down

Gavilon president, CEO Greg Heckman to step down

From WATTAgNet:Greg Heckman, president and CEO of The Gavilon Group L.L.C., has announced that he will leave the company after 30 successful years.Heckman will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Jim Anderson, effective immediately.Heckman and Anderson will work together to transition responsibilities through the end of 2014.“I have had the most remarkable journey with my team at Gavilon and am so proud of what we have accomplished together,” said Heckman. “I am confident in the company’s ability, under Jim’s leadership, to continue to grow and change to meet the needs of the marketplace.”“Greg has made significant contributions to this company, and we would not be where we are today without his vision and leadership,” said Anderson. “It has been a privilege to work alongside him, and I look forward to continuing his legacy by maximizing our potential.”The Gavilon Group 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 around the world.Headquartered in Omaha, Neb., Gavilon employs 2,000 people at nearly 300 facilities and offices worldwide. 

Gavilon Chief Executive Officer Greg Heckman to Leave the Company

President and Chief Executive Officer of The Gavilon Group, LLC, Greg Heckman, today announced his decision to leave Gavilon after a tremendously successful 30-year career with the company. In 2012, Gavilon announced the sale of its agricultural business to Marubeni Corporation, one of the largest general trading companies in Japan, which was completed in July 2013.

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