March 26th 2018

Modern challenges in the change of generations

The Louis Dreyfus Group is one of the largest global enterprises with more than 36,000 employees and net sales of approximately 50 billion US-Dollars in 2016. Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods, leveraging its global reach and extensive asset network to deliver for its customers around the world - safely, responsibly and reliably. Today they help to feed and clothe some 500 million people, originating, processing and transporting approximately 81 million tons of commodities annually.

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Margarita Louis-Dreyfus has been Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Louis Dreyfus Holdings B.V. since 2011 and has served on this Board since 2007. She has also been a Member of the Supervisory Board of Louis Dreyfus Company Holdings B.V. since 2011 and was appointed Chairperson of this company on 2015. Prior to this, Margarita Louis-Dreyfus has held a number of positions in accounting, sales and marketing.

Margarita Louis-Dreyfus graduated with a Diploma in Accounting from the St. Petersburg School of Commerce. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus was married to Robert Louis-Dreyfus from 1992 until he passed away in 2009. She is the mother of 5 children. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus lives in Switzerland.