Todd Becker

Todd Becker, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Todd Becker is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Green Plains Inc. Mr. Becker has led Green Plains since 2008, through rapid growth and the current transformation of its facilities to true biorefineries, creating sustainable ingredients to feed and fuel the world.

Mr. Becker has 36 years of extensive experience in executive management, risk management, hedging and derivatives, supply chain management, and operations in numerous commodity processing and manufacturing businesses, along with significant international experience in agricultural and energy markets. He spent ten years with ConAgra Foods in various management positions, including Vice President of International Trading and Marketing for ConAgra Trade Group and President of ConAgra Canada.

At Green Plains over the last 16 years, Mr. Becker has used his management, finance, and innovation skills to improve business performance across a diverse range of categories and verticals, with a focus on innovation and disciplined execution. In addition, he has extensive experience in debt and equity market capital raises, as well as a deep understanding and ability in investor relations and what it takes to attract and retain capital.

Mr. Becker serves on the board of directors of Core Scientific Inc. and Freewire, and previously served on the board of directors for Hillshire Brands from the time of its formation as an independent company, through the breakup of Sara Lee in 2012, to its $8.5 billion sale to Tyson Foods in August 2014 and played an instrumental role as a board member in that transaction. He also served on the audit and compensation committee. Mr. Becker previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Green Plains Partners since its formation in 2015.

Mr. Becker earned a master’s degree in finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Kansas.