Devry Boughner Vorwerk

United States  |  CEO, DevryBV Sustainable Strategies

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Devry Boughner Vorwerk is CEO of DevryBV Sustainable Strategies. Before starting her own firm, Boughner Vorwerk had a nearly 15-year career at Cargill, a Fortune 50 global food company, most recently serving as the company’s chief communications officer and head of global corporate affairs. She has also spent time as a senior policy advisor at Akin Gump and worked as chief economist for the chairwoman of the US International Trade Commission and as a senior economist in agricultural affairs at the office of the US Trade Representative. A member of the board of advisors of the Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor publication, Boughner Vorwerk also serves on the board of Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture, the Caux Roundtable and the Economic Club of Washington, DC. In 2014, she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and named to the Holmes Report’s Influence 100 list in 2017, 2018 and 2019. She is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society.

Boughner Vorwerk holds a dual bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics and managerial economics from the University of California, Davis and a master’s in agricultural economics, with a specialization in public policy and international trade, from Cornell University.

Boughner Vorwerk was a commentator for the Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor and speaker at Dialogue events.


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