Craig Ratajczyk, Crop One
Passionate about Crop One’s mission to cultivate a sustainable future to meet a global demand for fresh, local and safe food, Craig Ratajczyk joined the company in 2020 as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ratajczyk has extensive c-suite experience and global perspective, and expertise in strategy, financial-organization management, stakeholder engagement, governance, advocacy and leading complex global organizations. Agriculture is at the core of his proficiencies as Mr. Ratajczyk dedicated over two decades to the global industry.
He was previously CEO of the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) where he was responsible for managing the $40 million organization and its 200 staff, representing 43,000 soybean farmer members. Prior to his position at the ISA, Ratajczyk served as Director of Global Issues and Alliances for the U.S. Soybean Export Council Inc., as well as division director, Western Hemisphere, Europe, Africa, Middle East, CIS, for the American Soybean Association. Mr. Ratajczyk is also a Retired U.S. Navy Intelligence Commander, leaving the branch in 2012 after over 28 years of service.
He received his BA from Southern Illinois University, MBA from Thunderbird – American Graduate School of International Management and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program (AMP).
Craig Will Be Part of the Panel:
Covid Lessons Learned: Food Security | Supply Chain Opportunities
Monday, October 4, 2021
9:30 – 10:20 am