Domingo Lastra is vice president and managing director, Agricultural Services International, for Archer Daniels Midland Company. In that position, he helps to lead ADM’s Global Trading Desk in Rolle, Switzerland, overseeing the trade of grains and feedstuffs worldwide. He also heads ADM’s Agricultural Services business in Europe, Middle East/North Africa and Asia.
Since joining ADM in 1994, Lastra has held a range of merchandising, operations and logistics management roles, including president, South America. Prior to his current position, he served as chairman of the management board of Alfred C. Toepfer International GmbH. Before that, he was ADM’s vice president, Business Growth.
Lastra holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from the University of Belgrano in Argentina, and a master’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois.