Patrick E. Bowe
President and CEO
Pat Bowe is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Andersons, Inc. Pat joined The Andersons in November 2015
with more than 35 years of experience in the agricultural sector.
Prior to joining the company, Pat served as Corporate Vice President of Cargill, Inc. and as one of the leaders of the company’s Food Ingredients and Systems Platform since 2007. Pat was the President of Cargill’s Corn Wet Milling Business from 1999-2007. Prior to becoming the division president he held various senior management positions including VP/GM for the Blair, Neb., Corn Milling facility and VP/GM for the Corn Milling business in Brazil. Prior to joining the Corn Milling Division in 1998, Pat managed the copper trading desk for Cargill Metals Division and worked as a trader and analyst for Cargill Investor Services at the Chicago Board of Trade. In addition to his Cargill experience, Pat also worked as a cash grain merchant for Louis Dreyfus Corp. in Springfield, Ill., and Phil O’Connel Grain Co., in Stockton, Calif. early in his career.
Pat graduated from Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He went on to earn a master’s degree from Stanford’s Food Research Institute in 1983.
Pat has served on the Board of Directors for Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. where he was chair of the Risk Committee and on the Finance Committee. He also has served as Chairman of the Board for Fabcon, Inc. and also served on the HR Committee. Pat also served on the Board of the Minnesota Orchestra where he was the Chair of the Finance Committee.