Cargill hires g.m. for Europe malt operations
June 24, 2011
by Eric Schroeder
MINNEAPOLIS — Sabine Sagaert has joined Cargill Malt as general manager of malt operations in Europe. Ms. Sagaert succeeds Alain Dufait, who has taken a position with Cargill’s Starches and Sweeteners business in Europe.
Ms. Sagaert has more than 10 years of experience in the brewing industry, previously having worked with Interbrew/Inbev in a number of roles, including general manager, marketing director, and business president for Belgium and Luxemburg. Most recently, she was the chief executive officer for the dental division of a health care organization.
She received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Leuven and additional degrees in marketing, economics and fiscal law.
“Sabine’s impressive background in the brewing industry will add great depth and new perspective to our leadership team,” said Doug Eden, president of Cargill Malt. “She will play a key role in driving innovation and influencing strategy that will help set the tone for growth in Cargill Malt.”