Anna Richo is Cargill’s General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary.
In this role, Richo oversees Corporate Governance, Global Ethics & Compliance, Global Security, Government Relations, Law, and Shareholder Relations. Richo is a member of Cargill’s Executive Team and the Cargill Foundation’s Board of Directors.
In her over 35-year law career, Richo has extensive experience in compliance and business ethics, intellectual property and corporate litigation. Richo is passionate about mentoring others in all types of careers and from all backgrounds and is a strong advocate for investing more in Black communities.
Before joining Cargill, Richo was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Belgium-based biopharmaceutical company UCB, served as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at Amgen, and Vice President of law at Baxter Healthcare. Her broad international experience extends throughout Europe, Latin America and Asia and has served to strengthen her commitment to championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Richo is a member of the Board of Trustees for DePaul University and the Board of Twin Cities Diversity in Practice.
Richo holds a B.S. degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a J.D. degree from DePaul University, College of Law.