CHS Names Vice President
Jason Marthaler becomes VP, commodity risk management and supply chain, for Country Operations division
CHS Inc., a farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, named Jason Marthaler vice president, commodity risk management and supply chain, for its Country Operations division.
In this role, Marthaler leads the strategic direction, management and oversight of the risks associated with the business of buying and selling grain, oilseeds and other commodities. He will be responsible for increasing the value proposition for CHS farmer-owners through supply planning and price program development as well as market intelligence management.
Working with local Country Operations retail business units, Jason will drive strategic alignment of the CHS supply chain with the company’s Global Grain Marketing and Processing & Food Ingredient divisions.
“Jason joins us at a pivotal time for Country Operations as we look to execute on strategies that help us link the core businesses of CHS closer to the farm acre and create maximum value for producers,” says Rick Dusek, executive vice president, CHS Country Operations. “He brings the right experience to help us serve farmers better and make CHS their first choice.”
Marthaler was most recently director of trading, supply and risk management for CHS Agronomy where he led transformational change in crop nutrients trading, commodity risk management and supply chain optimization. He started his 15-year career with CHS trading spring and hard red winter wheat, moving through the Global Grain Marketing division in progressively responsible merchandising roles.
Marthaler currently represents CHS on the country elevator committee for the National Grain and Feed Association. In the past, he has been active in the North American Export Grain Association, serving on its biotechnology committee, and has served on the Ardent Mills advisory board.