Charlie brings a wealth of experience within the industry as former Owner, President and CEO of Ben-Trei Ltd, an integrated global fertilizer and feed ingredient marketing and distribution business set up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, by his father in 1987, and acquired by EuroChem in 2015.
Charlie transformed Ben-Trei’s business model from an import-export trade platform to become a significant distributor of fertilizers with a large customer network across key agricultural regions of the US. After Ben-Trei’s acquisition by EuroChem, he successfully oversaw the company’s absorption into the Group, before becoming Head of EuroChem North America in July 2017. Charlie was then named Head of the Group’s Global Marketing & Sales operations in early 2019, and subsequently appointed Chief Commercial Officer of the Group, with responsibility for Logistics, Supply Chain, Public Affairs outside Russia, Marketing & Sales and Product Management.
Charlie is a graduate of St Louis University in Missouri.