Alberto Goñi to join Royal Barenbrug Group as General Manager Argentina

Royal Barenbrug Group today announces the appointment of Mr. Alberto Goñi as General Manager for Barenbrug Argentina. Alberto will join Barenbrug on July 1, working closely alongside Eduardo Bayley, interim manager since December 2019. He will assume the responsibility as General Manager effective September 1, 2020.

Alberto has worked in Argentina as Commercial Manager for Tecnoseeds since 2016. He previously held various technical and senior leadership positions at DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto in the USA, mainly in the corn and soybean businesses. Alberto comes from a background of family farming, particularly beef cattle farming and grass seed production. He holds a BSc degree in Agronomy and Crop Science.

Martin Bijl, Member of the Board of Directors Barenbrug Group and responsible for South America: “When we hire General Managers for our local companies we look for entrepreneurial, talented and passionate managers. Alberto fits this profile perfectly: he brings relevant international industry experience, entrepreneurship, proven leadership, extensive knowledge and a passion for agriculture. Equally important: he brings the right cultural fit for Barenbrug Argentina. We wish him great success with this new challenge.”