Warren Staley

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Warren Staley is the former chief executive officer of Cargill, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Staley is a graduate of Kansas State University (1965),[1] and Cornell University, receiving an M.B.A. from Cornell in 1967.[2] He joined Cargill in 1969, became president and chief operating officer in 1998, CEO in 1999, and chairman of the board in 2000.[2][3][4] He retired in 2007.[5][6]

Kansas State University gave Staley and his wife Mary Lynn Staley (also a KSU graduate) their Medal of Excellence in 2009.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hall, Mike (May 15, 2009), K-State grads take center stage, Topeka Capital-Journal .
  2. ^ a b Cargill chief executive retires amidst company reinvention, Associated Press, April 15, 1999 .
  3. ^ Cargill's quiet man, Star Tribune, June 7, 1999 .
  4. ^ Staley named chairman of Cargill, St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 10, 2000 .
  5. ^ St. Anthony, Neal (February 6, 2007), Staley to step down at Cargill, Star Tribune .
  6. ^ St. Anthony, Neal (June 6, 2008), Cargill's retired CEO, wife now cultivate philanthropy, Star Tribune .