Rudolfo von Borstel, Environment Director – Latin America; Cargill Inc.
Rudolfo von Borstel is the Environment Director for Latin America at Cargill, where leads the efforts to provide regional leadership and apply subject matter knowledge of environmental regulatory compliance, pollution prevention and sustainability.
Rudolfo has 15+ years of experience in the environmental field in large multi-companies in Brazil and, joined Cargill in 2006 in Cargill Meats Brazil. During his years in Cargill, he worked in a variety of roles in the environmental field serving different Cargill's business in this period (e.g. meats, starches & sweeteners, soybean, cocoa, bioindustrial etc.). Currently serves all Cargill business in the LatAm region - business include more than 350 locations in 16 countries with 35,000 employees and, represents more than 16% of Cargill's overall gross investment - after previously be responsible for South America region.
He holds degree in Environmental Engineering from the Universidade do Vale do Itajaí and MBA in Management and Environmental Technology from the Universidade de São Paulo. He is also the founder of an EHS Group Leaders of Latin America (more than 25 regional professionals and leaders of large and EHS-lead companies) to network and share best practices. Rudolfo lives in Brazil with his family.
In 2019, the National Association for Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management (NAEM) presented a NexGen Leaders Award Winner to Rudolfo. NexGen Leaders have shown their merit as rising stars as their companies and in the field of environment, health and safety, and sustainability.