Greg Page is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Cargill, Inc., an international provider, marketer, processor and distributor of agricultural, food, financial and industrial products and services. Mr. Page joined Cargill in the early 1970s and served in various worldwide posts for the company, including serving as the corporate vice president in charge of Cargill's red meat business. He was appointed president in 2000 and CEO in 2007.
Founded in 1865, Cargill has grown into the second largest privately owned corporation in the U.S. Their diversified operations include grain, cotton, sugar, petroleum and financial trading; food processing; futures brokering; health and pharmaceutical products; agricultural services such as animal feed and crop protection; and industrial products including biofuels, oils and lubricants, starches, and salt.The company is one of the leading grain producers in the U.S., responsible for 25 percent of all U.S. grain exports. Its Excel unit is one of the top U.S. meatpackers, supplying approximately 22 percent of the domestic meat market. Cargill's brands include Diamond Crystal (salt), Gerkens (cocoa), Honeysuckle White (poultry), Sterling Silver (fresh meats), and Nutrena (dog and cat food).