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Bunge EMEA CEO Jean-Louis Gourbin To Retire; Tommy Jensen Named Successor

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Bunge Ltd. (BG: Quote) announced a transition of leadership at Bunge Europe, Middle East and Africa. Jean-Louis Gourbin, Chief Executive Officer, Bunge EMEA, will retire effective May 1, 2012. Meanwhile, Tommy Jensen, currently Chief Operating Officer, Bunge EMEA, will succeed Gourbin as CEO and report directly to Alberto Weisser, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Ltd.

Gourbin joined Bunge in 2004 as CEO, Bunge Europe, from the Danone Group (DANOY.PK).

Jensen joined Bunge in 2003 as Managing Director, Poland, and became Vice-President, Northern and Central Europe, in 2005. In 2011, he was named Bunge EMEA's Chief Operating Officer. Earlier, he held leadership positions at Animex S.A. in Poland, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Continental Grain in Poland and Germany, and Jyske Bank A/S in Denmark.

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