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As from October 1, 2020 Marcelo Martins is the Managing Director of Cargill Global Edible Oil Solutions (GEOS) Europe, building customer intimacy and driving sustainable growth. In 2012 Marcelo was transferred to Mexico to become managing director for Cargill Global Edible Oil Solutions Mexico and the Cargill Mexico country representative. As the Cargill country representative, he represented Cargill as a spokesperson and ambassador for the company in Mexico across various stakeholders. In 2017 he also became the managing director for Mexico as part of Cargill Agricultural Supply Chain (CASC) in North America.
Marcelo started his professional career with Cargill in 1987 as a commercial trainee in Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) Brazil. He held several positions in the Grain and Oilseeds business, including oil merchant, supply chain & logistics, financial planning and marketing. Marcelo served as the marketing manager for both Corn Milling and Cargill’s Food Brazil businesses. Marcelo earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from UNICAMP Universidade Estadual de Campinas in Campinas, Brazil. Marcelo went on to earn an Executive MBA from Business School Sao Paulo.