Gary W. Mize
Gary W. Mize, has served as a director of the Company since September 2011 and serves on the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Since October 2009, Mr. Mize has held the position of partner and owner at MR & Associates. Since March 2021, Mr. Mize has served as the Lead Director of Darling Ingredients, Inc. ("Darling") and is Chair of its nominating and corporate governance committee. Mr. Mize has served as a director of Darling since May 2016 and previously served as a member of its audit committee, compensation committee and environmental, social and governance committee. Since October 2020, Mr. Mize has served as a director of United Malt Group Limited and serves as a member of its environment, health and safety committee and its nominations and remuneration committee. Mr. Mize also served as non-executive Chairman at Ceres Global AG from December 2007 to April 2010 and has served as an independent director of Ceres Global AG and a member of its audit committee (Chair) from October 2013 to December 2021. In addition, Mr. Mize served Noble Group, Hong Kong, as Global Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director from July 2003 to December 2005 and Non-Executive Director from December 2005 to December 2006. Previously, he was President of the Grain Processing Group at ConAgra Foods, Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of ConAgra Malt and held various positions at Cargill, Inc. Mr. Mize brings international business experience to the Board having previously held expatriate positions in Switzerland, Brazil and Hong Kong. We believe Mr. Mize’s qualifications to sit on our Board include his international experience, coupled with his decades of experience in agribusiness.