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Rick Greubel

Operating Director

Rick Greubel is an Operating Director at Paine Schwartz Partners.

Mr. Greubel has more than 30 years of experience across the food value chain in both multinational and start-up environments. He began his career at Monsanto spending 22 years in positions of increasing responsibility with 11 years leading regional business units internationally. While President of Monsanto Brazil, he led the strategy development and implementation of the innovative point-of-delivery value capture system in soybeans. In 2006, he joined Tyson Foods as Group VP & International President which included responsibility for the Cobb-Vantress poultry genetics business. He became President, Human Nutrition & Health at Royal DSM in 2010 and in 2015 he joined Kaiima, an Israeli seed, genomics and breeding technology start-up as CEO, from which he retired in January 2018.

Mr. Greubel has significant international experience having lived and worked in Argentina, Brazil, Singapore Switzerland and Israel.

Mr. Greubel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Missouri and is a graduate of the Wharton School Advanced Management Program. He speaks both Spanish and Portuguese.

Note: Operating Directors are not employees or agents of Paine Schwartz Partners; they are independent third-party consultants retained by Paine Schwartz Partners on a periodic basis to provide services to the funds Paine Schwartz Partners advises or manages and/or such funds’ portfolio companies.