Independent management consultants specializing in agriculture

Umbrex connects our clients in the agriculture industry to top-tier independent management consultants with the right experience for their projects. Over 90% of our agriculture practice consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority also have experience in industry roles.

Examples of how we help agriculture clients

For a $13B grain and agricultural commodity company, developed the company’s first cross-technology country strategies for China, India, and Brazil.

For a $12B agri-biotech company, integrated two main business units after merger. Led the integration of all internal systems and processes, including R&D, IT, supply chains, marketing, and sales.

Managed a global food corporation’s internal audit risk team in a $2B acquisition.

Principal advisor for the World Economic Forum and a private sector consortium in a major Latin American country to develop the country’s sustainable agriculture sector strategy.

Improved pricing processes for a $10B agriculture company. Deployed pricing improvement projects worldwide leading to $120M annual margin increase.

Reallocated $1B of research and development investments across 2,000 product development projects for a $13B grain and agricultural commodity company. Generated incremental $250M in annual revenue by transforming the product portfolio management.

Agriculture industry experience at top firms such as:


Director of Corporate Strategy and Development



Global Strategy and Innovation


Director, Crop Protection

SVP and General Manager

Head Portfolio Crop Protection and Seeds

Executive Director, Strategic Planning

What clients say

Insights on the agriculture industry from our podcast:


Innovation at Ocean Spray

Jaime Head


The Tea Industry

Rudra Chatterjee

Insights on the agriculture industry from our members:

Useful resources on the agriculture industry recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable
  • The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members 2nd Edition
  • A Carver Policy Governance Guide, The Policy Governance Model and the Role of the Board Member 2nd Edition
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