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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

L. Patrick Lupo

63 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Soren Schroder

52 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Burke

58 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Todd Bastean

47 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Bunge North America

Michael Goettl

50 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Asia

Enrique Humanes

54 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Argentina

Tommy Jensen

52 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Europe, Middle East & Africa

Raul Padilla

58 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Brazil

Frank Jimenez

49 2012 General Counsel, Managing Director - Government Affairs, Secretary

Gordon Hardie

50 2011 Managing Director - Food & Ingredients

D. Benedict Pearcy

45 2013 Managing Director - Sugar and Bioenergy

Brian Thomsen

2014 Managing Director - Bunge Global Agribusiness, Chief Executive Officer - Bunge Product Lines

Pierre Mauger

42 2013 Chief Development and Performance Management Officer

Vicente Teixeira

61 2008 Chief Personnel Officer

Ernest Bachrach

62 2001 Independent Director

Enrique Boilini

52 2001 Independent Director

Carol Browner

56 2013 Independent Director

Francis Coppinger

63 2001 Independent Director

Bernard de La Tour d'Auvergne Lauraguais

69 2001 Independent Director

William Engels

54 2001 Independent Director

Andrew Ferrier

55 2012 Independent Director

Kathleen Hyle

55 2012 Independent Director

John McGlade

60 2014 Independent Director

Haden Mark

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Biographies

Name Description

L. Patrick Lupo

Mr. L. Patrick Lupo has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Bunge Limited., effective January 1, 2014. He was appointed non-executive Chairman of our Board effective January 1, 2014, and previously served as our Lead Independent Director since 2010. He is the former chairman and chief executive officer of DHL Worldwide Express (DHL). Mr. Lupo joined DHL in 1976. He served as chairman and CEO from 1986 to 1997 and as executive chairman from 1997 to 2001. During his tenure at DHL, he also served as CEO, The Americas, and general counsel. Mr. Lupo received a law degree from the University of San Francisco and a B.A. degree from Seattle University. He is a member of the supervisory board of Cofra, AG. He is a former director of O2 plc and Ladbrokes plc (formerly Hilton Group plc). Mr. Lupo's experience as former chairman and chief executive officer of a major global logistics company provides valuable leadership, strategic, operational, management, marketing, financial and risk management skills to our Board, as well as insight into logistics, a critical element of our business. Additionally, his legal background provides our Board with an important perspective. He also brings to the Board significant international board experience.

Soren Schroder

Mr. Soren Schroder has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Bunge Limited, effective June 1, 2013. Mr. Schroder became our CEO in June 2013. He has been a member of our Board since May 2013. From 2010 to 2013 he was CEO, Bunge North America, leading Bunge's business operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Since joining Bunge in 2000, he has served in a variety of agribusiness leadership roles at the Company in the United States and Europe. Prior to joining Bunge, he worked for over 15 years at Continental Grain and Cargill. He received a B.A. in Economics from Connecticut College. Mr. Schroder brings to the Board significant experience in the agribusiness industry and our business, as well as operational, risk management and management experience.

Andrew Burke

Mr. Andrew J. Burke is Chief Financial Officer of Bunge Ltd.Mr. Burke has been our Chief Financial Officer since February 2011, having served as interim Chief Financial Officer since September 2010. In addition, Mr. Burke served as our Global Operational Excellence Officer from July 2010 to October 2013. Prior to July 2010, Mr. Burke served as Chief Executive Officer of Bunge Global Agribusiness and Bunge Product Lines since November 2006. Mr. Burke joined Bunge in January 2002 as Managing Director, Soy Ingredients and New Business Development and later served as Managing Director of New Business. Mr. Burke also previously served as our interim Chief Financial Officer from April to July 2007. Prior to joining Bunge, Mr. Burke served as Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. subsidiary of Degussa AG. He joined Degussa in 1983, where he held a variety of finance and marketing positions, including Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the U.S. chemical group. Prior to joining Degussa, Mr. Burke worked for Beecham Pharmaceuticals and was an auditor with Price Waterhouse & Company. Mr. Burke is a graduate of Villanova University and earned an M.B.A. from Manhattan College.

Todd Bastean

Mr. Todd Bastean has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Bunge North America of Bunge Limited effective June 1, 2013. He started his career at Bunge in 1994 and became CFO of Bunge North America in 2010. Before assuming that role, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Bunge North America's milling and biofuels business units, and as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of its grain and milling business units. He also held positions in strategic planning and auditing. Prior to joining Bunge, he worked for KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Bastean holds a B.S. in Accounting from Western Illinois University.

Michael Goettl

Mr. Michael Goettl has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Asia of the company., effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Goettl joined Bunge as Business Development Director, Asia in 2005 and served in various capacities including Co-Managing Director, China, Agribusiness Director, Asia and most recently as COO, Asia. Before joining Bunge, he served as President of China Food & Agricultural Services and Vice President of Asia/Latin American Marketing at Louis Dreyfus. He holds an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in International Studies from the University of St. Thomas-Minnesota.

Enrique Humanes

Mr. Enrique Humanes is Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Argentina of Bunge Limited, since February 25, 2011. Mr. Humanes has served as Chief Executive Officer of Bunge Argentina since February 2011 and previously served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Bunge Argentina since July 2010. He started his career at the company in 2000 as the Operations Director of Bunge Argentina. Prior to joining Bunge, he served in industrial roles at Unilever and Dow Chemical. He holds an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the Technology University of Rosario, a postgraduate degree in Process Management Administration from Rice University and an MBA from IDEA in Argentina.

Tommy Jensen

Mr. Tommy Jensen has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Europe, Middle East & Africa of Bunge Ltd., effective May 1, 2012. Mr. Jensen previously served as Bunge EMEA's Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Northern and Central Europe and Managing Director, Poland. Prior to joining Bunge in 2003, he held leadership positions at Animex S.A. in Poland, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Continental Grain in Poland and Germany, and Jyske Bank A/S in Denmark. He has a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Aarhus School of Business at Aarhus University, Denmark, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Raul Padilla

Mr. Raul Padilla has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Brazil of Bunge Limited., effective May 01, 2014. Mr. Padilla is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires. Mr. Padilla joined Bunge in 1997 after a 20-year commercial career in Argentina and Switzerland. He served as CEO, Bunge Argentina from 1999 to 2010, when he assumed his current position.

Frank Jimenez

Mr. Frank R. Jimenez is the General Counsel, Managing Director - Government Affairs, Secretary of Bunge Ltd., since July 2012. Prior to joining Bunge, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Xylem Inc., a global water technology company spun off from ITT Corporation. He joined ITT in 2009 as Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to ITT, he served for nearly three years as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Navy in the Bush and Obama administrations. He has held a variety of other positions in government, including Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Defense and Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as Deputy Chief of Staff and Acting General Counsel to Governor Jeb Bush of Florida. Mr. Jimenez previously practiced law as a partner at Steel Hector and Davis LLP (now Squire Sanders LLP) in Miami, Florida. He holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from the Yale Law School, an M.A. from the U.S. Naval War College and a B.S. from the University of Miami.

Gordon Hardie

Mr. Gordon J. Hardie is Managing Director - Food & Ingredients of Bunge Limited, since July 2011. Mr. Hardie has served as Managing Director, Food & Ingredients since July 2011. Prior to joining Bunge, Mr. Hardie founded Morningside Partners, a corporate strategy and M&A advisory firm focused on the food and beverage industries in 2009. Prior to that, from 2003 to 2009, he led the Fresh Baking Division of Goodman Fielder Ltd, the leading producer of bakery brands in Australia and New Zealand, and held leadership roles at companies in a variety of international markets, including as Group General Manager, Marketing at Southcorp Wines; Vice President, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa at Fosters Group International; and Regional Director, Americas & Asia Pacific at Pernod Ricard. He holds a Bachelor's degree in European Language and Psychology from the National University of Ireland, University College Cork and an M.B.A. from the University College Dublin, Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business.

D. Benedict Pearcy

Mr. D. Benedict Pearcy is Managing Director - Sugar and Bioenergy of Bunge Limited. Mr. Pearcy joined Bunge in 1995. Prior to his current position, he was most recently based in Europe, where he served as Vice President, South East Europe since 2007 and Vice President, Eastern Europe from 2003 to 2007. Prior to that, he served as Director of Strategic Planning for Bunge Limited from 2001 to 2003. Prior to joining Bunge, Mr. Pearcy worked at McKinsey & Co. in the United Kingdom. He holds a B.A. in Modern History and Economics from Oxford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Brian Thomsen

Mr. Brian Thomsen has been appointed as Managing Director - Bunge Global Agribusiness, Chief Executive Officer - Bunge Product Lines of the company., effective May 1, 2014. Mr. Thomsen joined Bunge in 2004 as Marketing Director, International Grains. He has also served as Product Line Director, Grains. Prior to Bunge, he worked in a variety of commercial and management roles at Cargill and Nidera.

Pierre Mauger

Mr. Pierre Mauger has been appointed as Chief Development and Performance Management Officer of Bunge Limited effective April 1, 2013. Prior to joining Bunge, Mr. Mauger was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he led the firm's agriculture service line in Europe, the Middle East andAfrica from 2009 to 2013, overseeing client relationships with leading global companies in the commodity processing and trading, agrochemicals and fertilizer sectors, as well as with governments. Prior to that, he served as a partner in the firm's consumer goods practice. He joined McKinsey as an associate in 2000. Mr. Mauger previously worked as an auditor at Nestlé and KPMG. He holds a B.Sc. in Economics and Business Finance from Brunel University in the United Kingdom and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.

Vicente Teixeira

Mr. Vicente C. Teixeira is Chief Personnel Officer of Bunge Ltd., since February 29, 2008.Prior to joining Bunge, Mr. Teixeira served as Director of Human Resources for Latin America at Dow Chemical and Dow Agrosciences in Brazil since 2001. He joined Dow from Union Carbide, where he served as Director of Human Resources and Administration for Latin America and South Africa, starting in 1995. Previously, he had worked at Citibank in Brazil for 21 years, where he ultimately served as Human Resources Vice President for Brazil. Mr. Teixeira has an undergraduate degree in Business Communication and Publicity from Faculdade Integrada Alcantara Machado (FMU/FIAM), a Master of Business Administration from Faculdade Tancredo Neves and an Executive M.B.A. from PDG/EXEC in Brazil.

Ernest Bachrach

Mr. Ernest George Bachrach is Independent Director of Bunge Limited, since 2001.Mr. Bachrach has been a member of our Board since 2001. He is a member of the board of directors of Advent International Corporation, a private equity firm. He has been with Advent since 1990. Prior to joining Advent, Mr. Bachrach was Senior Partner, European Investments, for Morningside Group, a private investment group. Mr. Bachrach also serves as a member of the boards of directors of Grupo Gayosso, S.A. de C.V., Controladora Milano S.A. de C.V., Dufry AG, International Meal Company Holdings Ltd. and Nuevo Banco Comercial S.A. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Bachrach also serves on the Board of Governors of the Lauder Institute of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Bachrach's skills and experience as a senior leader of a private equity firm provide our Board with knowledge of financial markets, financial and business analysis, mergers and acquisitions and business development. He brings to the Board international business and board experience and also qualifies as an audit committee financial expert.

Enrique Boilini

Mr. Enrique H. Boilini is Independent Director of Bunge Limited, since 2001. He has been a Managing Member at Yellow Jersey Capital, LLC, an investment management company, since September 2002. Prior to establishing Yellow Jersey Capital, Mr. Boilini was a Managing Member of Farallon Capital Management, LLC and Farallon Partners, LLC, two investment management companies, since October 1996. Mr. Boilini joined Farallon in March 1995 as a Managing Director. Prior to that time, Mr. Boilini also worked at Metallgesellschaft Corporation, as the head trader of emerging market debt and equity securities, and also served as a Vice President at The First Boston Corporation, where he was responsible for that company's activities in Argentina. Mr. Boilini is a member of the Board of Sociedad Comercial del Plata S.A. He has also served as a member of the board of Alpargatas SAIC and as a Managing Director and member of the board of Sovereign Debt Solutions Limited, an entity that acted as negotiating team for the Argentine Bond Restructuring Agency PLC (ABRA). He is also a visiting professor at IAE Business School at Universidad Austral in Buenos Aires. Mr. Boilini received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School in 1988 and a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Engineering. Mr. Boilini brings to the Board significant financial and capital markets acumen, including knowledge with respect to derivatives. He brings international board and business experience to the Board and also qualifies as an audit committee financial expert.

Carol Browner

Ms. Carol M. Browner has been appointed as Independent Director of Bunge Limited effective August 5, 2013. She is a senior counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group, a global advisory firm that provides strategic counsel to businesses on government relations, macroeconomic and political risks, regulatory issues, market entry strategies, and environmental, social and corporate governance issues. From 2009 to 2011, she served as Assistant to President Barack Obama and director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy. From 2001 to 2008, Ms. Browner was a founding principal of the Albright Group and Albright Capital Management LLC. Previously, she served as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 1993 to 2001. Ms. Browner serves as a distinguished senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. She is a member of the boards of The Spectrum Solutions Company and the League of Conservation Voters, as well as the advisory boards of Harvest Power and Opower. She holds a J.D. and B.A. from the University of Florida. Ms. Browner brings to the Board significant experience in energy, the environment and agriculture and in advising large, complex organizations in both the public and private sectors.

Francis Coppinger

Mr. Francis Coppinger is Independent Director of Bunge Limited, since 2001.Until March 2006, he was Chief Executive Officer of Publicité Internationale Intermedia Plc (PII), a joint venture he established with the Michelin Group in December 1992 which coordinates the media activities of the Michelin Group in Europe. Mr. Coppinger sold his interest in PII to the Michelin Group in January 2006. Prior to his career with PII, Mr. Coppinger held a number of senior executive positions, including General Manager and Chairman, with Intermedia S.A., a media buying agency based in Paris. He is a member of the board of directors of Intermedia. Since 2010, he has served on the board of Mutual Investment Limited. Mr. Coppinger holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Paris and attended the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. Having founded a media company, he brings an entrepreneurial perspective to the Board, as well as marketing and strategic expertise. Mr. Coppinger also brings an international business and board perspective to the Board.

Bernard de La Tour d'Auvergne Lauraguais

Mr. Bernard de La Tour d'Auvergne Lauraguais is Independent Director of Bunge Limited, since 2001.Mr. de La Tour d'Auvergne Lauraguais joined Bunge in 1970 and held various senior executive positions in Argentina, Brazil and Europe in the agribusiness and food products divisions until his retirement in 1994. He is also the Chairman of the board of directors of Mutual Investment Limited. Mr. de La Tour d'Auvergne Lauraguais has a degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal Polytechnic School of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has extensive knowledge and understanding of accounting and financial reporting, and qualifies as an audit committee financial expert. He also brings to the Board significant experience in the agribusiness industry and our business, as well as international business experience.

William Engels

Mr. William Engels is Independent Director of Bunge Limited, since 2001. Since 2007, he has been an advisor to a private investment fund with investments in South America. From 2003 to December 2006, Mr. Engels served on the board of directors of Quilmes Industrial (Quinsa) S.A., a holding company with interests in the beverage and malting industries, as the representative of Beverage Associates (BAC) Corp. From 1992 to 2003, Mr. Engels served in various capacities at Quinsa, including Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, Group Controller and Manager of Corporate Finance. Prior to joining Quinsa, Mr. Engels served as a Vice President at Citibank, N.A. in London, responsible for European sales of Latin American investment products, and in Brazil, in the area of mergers and acquisitions. Since 2010, Mr. Engels has served as Deputy Chairman of the board of Mutual Investment Limited. Mr. Engels has also served as a member of the board of BISA, a fund with diversified investments in different industries. Mr. Engels holds a B.S. from Babson College, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Engels brings to the Board significant financial experience, an understanding of mergers and acquisitions and a good understanding of industrial and consumer products companies. He brings an international business perspective to the Board, having had extensive working experience in Europe, the United States and Latin America. He also qualifies as an audit committee financial expert.

Andrew Ferrier

Mr. Andrew Ferrier is an Independent Director of Bunge Limited, since December 5, 2012.He is Executive Chairman of Canz Capital Limited, a private investment company he founded in 2011. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd., a leading New Zealand-based international dairy company, from 2003 to 2011. Previously, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GSW Inc., a Canadian consumer durable goods manufacturer, from 2000 to 2003. Prior to 2000, Mr. Ferrier spent 16 years in the sugar industry working in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Mexico. Five of those years, from 1994 to 1999, were at Tate & Lyle, where he ultimately served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tate & Lyle North America Sugars Inc. Mr. Ferrier has served as Chairman of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the national economic development agency, since November 2012. He also serves as a director of Orion Health Limited and Lufa Farms Inc., and is a member of the University of Auckland Council and a trustee of the Play it Strange Foundation. Mr. Ferrier's experience as the former chief executive of a large international enterprise focused on agricultural exports, and his experience as a former senior executive in the sugar industry, provides our Board with extensive knowledge of, and valuable insights into, relevant industries, as well as strategic, operational, management and marketing expertise.

Kathleen Hyle

Ms. Kathleen W. Hyle has been appointed as Independent Director of Bunge Ltd., effective July 2, 2012. She served as Senior Vice President of Constellation Energy and Chief Operating Officer of Constellation Energy Resources from November 2008 until her retirement in June 2012 following the completion of the merger of Constellation Energy with Exelon Corporation. From June 2007 to November 2008, Ms. Hyle served as Chief Financial Officer for Constellation Energy Nuclear Group and for UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC, a strategic joint venture between Constellation Energy and Électricité de France. Ms. Hyle held the position of Senior Vice President of Finance for Constellation Energy from 2005 to 2007 and Senior Vice President of Finance, Information Technology, Risk and Operations for Constellation New Energy from January to October 2005. Prior to joining Constellation Energy, Ms. Hyle served as the Chief Financial Officer of ANC Rental Corp., the parent company of Alamo Rent-A-Car and National Rent-A-Car; Vice President and Treasurer of Auto-Nation, Inc.; and Vice President and Treasurer of Black and Decker Corporation. Ms. Hyle is currently a director of AmerisourceBergen Corporation and The ADT Corporation. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Center Stage in Baltimore, MD, and on the Board of Sponsors for the Loyola University Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management. Ms. Hyle brings to our Board extensive financial experience gained through her career with Constellation Energy and other public companies. This experience also enables Ms. Hyle to provide critical insight into, among other things, our financial statements, accounting principles and practices, internal control over financial reporting and risk management processes. Ms. Hyle qualifies as an audit committee financial expert. In addition, Ms. Hyle brings extensive management, operations, mergers and acquisitions, technology, marketing, retail and regulatory experience to our Board.

John McGlade

Mr. John E. McGlade has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company, effective August 5, 2014. Mr. McGlade was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Air Products from 2008 to 2014. He joined Air Products in 1976 and held positions in its Chemicals and Process Industries, Performance Materials and Chemicals Group divisions. He was appointed president and chief operating officer of Air Products in 2006 and retained the title of president when he was named as chairman and CEO two years later. Mr. McGlade serves on the board of directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and on the executive committee of the Council on Competitiveness. He is a trustee of The Rider-Pool Foundation and the SteelStacks Leadership Foundation and is a former trustee of Lehigh University.

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