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Chantelle Donahue

Vice President – Commercial Leader, Cargill

Chantelle Donahue is the Vice President & Commercial Leader – Specialties for Global Edible Oil Solutions-North America (GEOS-NA) for Cargill Inc.. In this role she is a member of the senior leadership team responsible for the development of commercial/business strategies and tactics to execute functional business plans, strategy, vision, and goals for Global Seed Production & Specialty Oil Projects.

Chantelle brings over 20 years of experience to her current role. Previous roles include Commercial Manager Seed for Global Edible Oil Solutions – Specialties, Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Cargill in Canada, supply chain and general management at Prairie Malt Limited/Cargill Malt, merchandizing for Cargill Limited and various roles which focused on agriculture research.

Chantelle is a strong leader and collaborator within the industry as evidenced by her previous and current roles in numerous agri-food related boards and initiatives – with sustainability and public trust, and is committed to ensuring Canada is at the forefront of a thriving agri-food sector. In 2019, Chantelle was inducted into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame and is currently, the Chair of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute.

Chantelle has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (with Distinction) from the University of Alberta, where she obtained a double major in Marketing and Agriculture Economics.

Along with her husband Greg, Chantelle operates a grain farm in Biggar, Saskatchewan. She is the proud mother of her daughters, Abby & Sally.