As the Global Stevia Business Leader for Cargill, Andrew Ohmes is responsible for delivering high-quality stevia products to the global market, which includes leading the commercial strategy and team, building customer relationships and working closely with sales and marketing teams to grow the business.
Ohmes has nearly 20 years of leadership experience at Cargill, with a particularly strong focus on business development, management, operations and research.
Before taking his current role, Ohmes served as Commercial and Supply Chain Manger for the High Intensity Sweetener business. Prior to that, he was the Senior Process Chemist for Cargill’s natural Vitamin E facility.
Ohmes holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from St. Ambrose University and Bachelor’s Degrees in Biochemistry and Chemical Science from Kansas State University.
Currently, he serves as the Vice President of the International Stevia Council and the Board Chair for the Calorie Control Council.
Ohmes holds several patents globally for the production and purification of stevia.