Managing Director – Americas
Appointed in 2015 from President to Managing Director-Americas of ED&F Man Liquid Products, Whit possesses over forty years’ of experience in the molasses industry. Whit is responsible for guiding over 250 employees in the United States, Canada, Mexico and other locations. The activities of the business include global molasses trading and distribution, fish oil trading and distribution, other agricultural product trading and one of the largest North American animal feed manufacturers, Westway Feed Products.
Originally from the New York City area, Whit relocated to New Orleans when he enrolled in Tulane University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Whit has been a resident of New Orleans since attending college and New Orleans is where he and his wife, Maureen, chose to raise their three children. Whit currently serves as a Director on the Board of the America Feed Industry Association and participates in the International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organization. In addition to his professional career, Whit is very active with several civic organizations and serves on the Boards of the following non-profit organizations: LCMC Health, St. Michael Special School, Community Sailing New Orleans and HeartGift.