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Robert Shapiro
Chairman and CEO, Monsanto Company
 

At SWF:

  • Tuesday, October 27th, 7:30 - 10:30PM, Opening Dinner: Perspectives on the Future

Biography:

Since 1993 Robert Shapiro has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Monsanto, a global science-based company in the agricultural products, food, pharmaceutical and chemical businesses. Known for his acumen in the global business environment, Shapiro has headed a number of Monsanto's business units (including NutraSweet and Monsanto's agricultural business) since joining in 1979. A former attorney and Professor of Law prior to joining Monsanto, Shapiro served as vice president at General Instrument Corp.

Having been appointed to the boards of Citibank and Silicon Graphics, Shapiro is influential within the world of multinational corporations. However he finds time to make substantial contributions on a national level as a member of the President's Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Shapiro is also a Director of U.S.-Japan Business Council and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

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Robert Shapiro
Monsanto
Citibank
Silicon Graphics

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