Cargill's Kim Skanson: Modernizing a 153-Year-Old Company Through Business Services

Cargill's Kim Skanson: Modernizing a 153-Year-Old Company Through Business Services

How do you take a 153-year-old company that is one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., has grown by acquisition, and has long been used to siloed operations – and turn it into a modern, agile, organization?

That's a challenge, but one that Kim Skanson, President of Cargill Business Services, embraces. Providing streamlined support to Cargill’s operations in 70 countries, represented by 155,000 employees, has been her objective for the past two years. Kim brings with her a strong IT background, having previously led turnarounds of IT infrastructure departments at both Target and Cargill, and those experiences gave her the right skills to lead a relatively new business services group into the future.

Continue reading to hear how she modernized a 153 year old company through business services.


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