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COFCO International names Wei Dong as chief executive

Wei (David) Dong has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Board member of COFCO International, effective immediately. Johnny Chi, previously Chief Executive Officer, will continue as Chairman of COFCO International, based at the company’s headquarters in Geneva.

COFCO International Joins Initiative to Modernise Global Agricultural Commodity Trade Operations

COFCO International Ltd is partnering with ADM, Bunge, Cargill, and LDC to standardise data and digitise global agricultural shipping transactions. Together, the companies are looking to increase transparency and efficiency for customers through digital technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.

China, Portugal leaders witness signing of cooperation agreement for new COFCO International Centre of Excellence in Portugal

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa today attended the signing of an agreement for the establishment of COFCO International's Centre of Excellence for corporate shared services in Portugal.

Johnny Chi Appointed Chairman of COFCO International

The Board of Directors of COFCO International Ltd. has today appointed Jingtao (Johnny) Chi as Chairman.

COFCO International launches first sustainability report

GENEVA, Switzerland – COFCO International today launched its first sustainability report. Titled ‘meeting tomorrow’s demand’, the report outlines the company’s progress in 2017 made towards its vision of becoming a world-class agri-business positioned to provide the food the world needs in a responsible way.

CEO Keynote Speech at FT Commodities Global Summit 2018

Johnny Chi, CEO of COFCO International, delivered the keynote speech at the 2018 FT Commodities Global Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland on 20 March.

New management structure to support growth strategy

COFCO International today announced the appointment of Selina Yang, previously Global Head of Grains and Oilseeds, as its new Chief Operating Officer.

COFCO International completes seeds divestment

COFCO International has completed the divestment of Nidera Seeds