An exciting opportunity exists for a visionary and commercially minded Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead a dynamic and dedicated management team in reaching excellence as a new era in the agricultural industry starts to dawn. The incumbent will be based in Kempton Park, Gauteng.
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Reporting to the Land O’Lakes Vice President International / Africa, the CEO is responsible for successfully leading and managing Winfield United SA according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The primary role of the CEO is to maximise return on investment for all shareholders through the development of a sustainable Company and to ensure successful integration between the Wholesale and Retail entities to ensure that the overall strategy, vision, mission and goals are met.
This position will be required to comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) as part of the United States law.
Qualification, experience & knowledge
Skills and competencies
An appointment can only be finalised pending final approval from the Competition Commission to proceed with the proposed merger between Villa Crop Protection and InteliChem.
Only applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be shortlisted for an interview. Shortlisted applicants may be subjected to competency assessment and/or background checks and may be required to submit proof of tertiary qualification/s.
Winfield United South Africa is a subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, a USA Fortune 500 Company, with a number of agricultural crop protection and plant nutrition brands in its local stall including wholesale (Winfield United, Villa Crop Protection, Meridian Agritech) and retail brands (Winfield United, InteliGro, InteliSeed, InteliFert) as well as independent consultation services (ProCrop). Winfield United has the product range, technologies and insights to assist all growers, big or small, with the solutions and innovation to improve their yield and quality of crops.