He was a founding executive of The Mosaic Company, holding various senior executive posts from its formation in 2004 until he left the Company in 2018 as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Under his leadership at Mosaic, Rich oversaw business operations in eight countries with over 10,000 employees and was instrumental in overseeing and developing the company’s corporate strategy, finances, and key operational and employee matters. Rich was also the founder and visionary of Streamsong Resort. Prior to his tenure at Mosaic, Rich served as corporate counsel to Cargill, Inc., an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial, and industrial products and services, and was a co-founder of Cargill’s corporate venture capital arm.
Rich currently serves on the board of directors of Titan Machinery Inc., the largest global dealer of Case IH and New Holland agriculture and construction equipment, and H.J. Baker and Bros., LLC, a global sulfur trading and logistics company. He received an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, a JD with highest distinction from Hamline University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Moorhead State University.