Hans Kabat, President, Cargill Protein Southeast Asia


Hans Kabat is the President of Cargill Protein Southeast Asia.  The Thai business exports 90,000 MT of cooked chicken to more than 25 countries and has more than 13,500 employees.  The business is expanding in the Philippines, Indonesia and other areas in Southeast Asia.  Hans has held leadership roles in the US, Thailand, Canada, and China.  During his time in Canada, he led an integrated poultry and beef patty business.

Hans has an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and PhD in Political Economy from the University of Minnesota.

Hans and his wife Kelly have two daughters Kate (10) and Sara Pearl (8).  They are all enjoying living in Thailand and exploring Southeast Asia.