Ejnar Knudsen


Ejnar Knudsen joined the company as a director in May 2016. Mr. Knudsen is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of AGR Partners, and oversees the firm's strategy with investments totaling over $400 million in food processors, manufacturers and agribusinesses. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Knudsen was co-portfolio manager of Passport Capital's Agriculture Fund. Prior to Passport Capital, Mr. Knudsen served as Executive Vice President of Western Milling, a grain and feed milling company that grew from a small California startup to over $1 billion in sales. Mr. Knudsen also spent ten years with Rabobank, in its New York office, managing a loan portfolio and venture capital investments as well as providing corporate advisory services. Mr. Knudsen serves as Director of Opal Foods, Icicle Seafoods, Ridley Corp (RIC.ASX) and Materra Farming. Mr. Knudsen received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and is a CFA charterholder.