This roundtable discussion will explore opportunities and challenges facing Minnesota companies doing business in Latin America, with insights from Bepex, Cargill and Ecolab.

Topics to include:

  • Economic and political climate of the Latin American region
  • Impacts of trade agreements, both current and future
  • Legal, tax and accounting issues
  • Cultural insights


Pilar Cruz
Corporate Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development
Cargill, Inc

John Guttery
Senior Vice President & President of Latin America
Ecolab Inc.

Mark Johnson
Product Specialist
Bepex International LLC

Juan Basombrio
Partner, Trial Group
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Alfonso Pallete

Chris Bercaw
Partner, Corporate Group
Dorsey & Whitney LLP