ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 27 June 2016 – Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. (LDC) today announced that Sandrine Téran, Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will leave her role effective at the end of the month in order to pursue other opportunities. Mrs. Téran will nevertheless remain with the Group as Corporate Advisor on finance matters over the coming months.
Federico Cerisoli, currently CFO for LDC’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region, has been named Interim Group CFO, effective July 1st, 2016, pending a more lasting appointment.
Mr. Cerisoli joined LDC in 2008 and served in various regional and divisional CFO positions before his appointment to his present role as CFO for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Prior to joining LDC, he worked for over 17 years in finance and business development at commodity trading companies in Argentina, Brazil and the US.
“We would like to thank Sandrine for her service to date and we are pleased that she will continue to contribute her experience and know how in her new corporate capacity, while ensuring a smooth hand over,” said Gonzalo Ramírez Martiarena, Chief Executive Officer at Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. “As we continue to evolve and refine our strategic vision and roadmap, we are launching a thorough and structured search for a successor to the CFO role, which is crucial in the pursuit of our ambitions and plans, and in the execution of our long-term business transformation. I am confident that Federico will effectively and successfully coordinate our diverse Finance activities during the transition.”