US agricultural and food giant Cargill has appointed Sabine Sagaert as head of its malt division worldwide. Up till now, Sagaert has been responsible for the malt division in Europe. Starting on June 1st, she will have 18 sites in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia and Europe under her care.
Cargill employs 143,000 employees and earned $ 36.2 billion last year. In Belgium, the group has 1,000 employees, divided over several sites. Mouscron Cargill has a chocolate factory. Sagaert will lead the malt division from Mechelen.
Before she started at Cargill in 2011, Sagaert was CEO of Arseus Dental, but her most impressive job was that of top woman for Belux at AB InBev. Sagaert worked ten years at the beer company. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of cookie-maker Lotus Bakeries, and roaster Miko.