Paul J. Fribourg
Chairman & CEO
Paul J. Fribourg has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Grain Company since 1997 and is a member of the Company’s Management Committee. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, Executive Vice President of the Commodity Marketing Group, and Group President of World Grain from 1985-1997. From 1980-1985, Mr. Fribourg served as General Manager for Continental Grain Company’s European operations, and he held various merchandising and management positions in the Company domestically from 1976-1980. Currently, he is Lead Independent Director of Loews Corporation, and a Board Member of The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., Restaurant Brands International Inc., Apollo Global Management, LLC, Castleton Commodities International, LLC, Rabobank International North American Agribusiness Advisory Board, NYU Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business Advisory Board, America-China Society, and Endeavor Global, Inc. Additionally, he is on the Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School, as well as serving as Director of the Continental Grain Foundation, a Trustee of the Fribourg Family Foundation, a Member of the Board of Managers of Wayne Farms LLC, and a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Brown University Advisory Council on China, and International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai. Mr. Fribourg received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Amherst College and an Advanced Management degree from Harvard Business School.