Dierk Overheu, Senior Advisor
Dierk adds depth to Kincannon & Reed’s recruitment expertise in international commodities through his former experience as the CEO of Nidera and Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Alfred C. Toepfer.
Dierk’s accomplishments include the successful start of the integration of Nidera and CofcoAgri to form COFCO International. At Nidera, he initiated structural changes that transformed the company from a decentralized to a centralized organization, and initiated the alignment process with CofcoAgri.
Under his direction as Vice Chairman of Alfred C. Toepfer International, the company’s turnover rose to 54.4 million tons (15.5 billion Euro). As Managing Director, he was responsible for global trading of feedstuffs and fertilizer, the freight department, and the corresponding execution departments for over 40 million tons of freight chartering and 16 million tons of commodities. During his tenure, the company also established its energy department.
Dierk’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Business Administration from University Of Zurich Graduate School Of Business, as well as the Executive Development Program, Harvard Business School and Finance Management for Executives, University of St. Gallen Business School.
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