Jesus Madrazo is Monsanto´s Commercial and Global Supply Chain Lead, a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that help farmers have better harvests while using water and other important resources more efficiently.
In his current role, Jesus is responsible for the company’s global Supply Chain, as well as its business operations in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa. Prior to this, he was responsible for the freedom to operate and reputation of Monsanto – leading the company’s Public affairs, Industry affairs, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainability, Partnerships, Global Marketing and Issues & Crisis Management teams. Jesus reports to Monsanto’s President.
Over his career at Monsanto, Jesus has led a number of critical strategic initiatives and held leadership roles for a variety of the company’s businesses, including operations for Central America, Caribbean and Andean Countries, based in Columbia; Latin America North operations, based in Mexico City; and International Business including Monsanto’s business operations in Latin America, Europe, Africa, India, South East Asia and Canada. Jesus joined Monsanto as Legal Director for Latin America North in 1999 and since 2009 is based in St. Louis, Missouri.
Prior to joining Monsanto, Jesus worked as legal counsel and lecturer in Mexico and the U.S.; his professional experience includes Banamex and TAMSA; he remains an active guest speaker in universities, private companies and public forums.
Jesus holds a legal degree from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and has received post-legal degrees from UNAM and the University of Arizona, as well as an MBA from the Cardiff Business School in the United Kingdom. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Monsanto Fund, the Guardian Angel Settlement Association, the United Way Multicultural Leadership Society of St. Louis and the Global Harvest Initiative for which he served as Chairman in 2014. During his career, Jesus has been a member of multiple industry coalition and NGO boards in different countries.see all Speakers