RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness Adds Grains & Oilseeds Analyst

St. Louis, Mo. (May 30, 2017) – Rabobank announces the expansion of its RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team with the addition of senior grains and oilseeds analyst, Sam Funk.

“Rabobank is known for the research capabilities it offers clients and I am pleased to be a part of this tremendous team,” says Funk.

Funk completed his doctorate in agricultural economics at Kansas State University. He also holds a master’s from Texas A & M University and a bachelor’s from the University of Missouri in agricultural economics.  

“Sam Funk is well respected for his strong background and commitment to the agriculture industry,” notes Pablo Sherwell, head of RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness North America. “We are able to offer our clients expanded insight with Sam on our team.” 

Before joining the RaboResearch team, Funk was the CEO and executive economist at AgServe, LLC where he was responsible for guiding business operations and leading economic, agricultural and policy consulting services. He has also worked with the United Soybean Board as chief economist, Illinois Farm Bureau as an economist and Doane Advisory Services where he led special projects as a senior economist.


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Rabobank International RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness is a global team of more than 80 analysts who monitor and evaluate global market events that affect agriculture worldwide. This international team works to collect key insights into commodity markets; conduct in-depth analysis of the factors that drive sector success (or failure); and examine the megatrends that ultimately influence clients’ business strategy. These analysts are internationally respected experts in sectors from protein to produce, inputs to oilseeds, and their knowledge is shared with Rabobank customers. 



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