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RiceTec has a new
Global CEO

Karsten Neuffer succeeds Mike Gumina


Since August, Karsten Neuffer has been the new Global CEO of RiceTec, succeeding Mike Gumina, who held the position for eight years and retired in July.

In the video interview Neuffer talks about his new role, RiceTec's positioning, plus current opportunities and challenges.

After starting his career with McKinsey, advising chemical and agriculture corporations, Neuffer joined Syngenta in 2006, working in various strategic, commercial, and executive roles. In 2018 he joined Indigo AG as International COO, responsible for developing and executing a strategy to expand Indigo's presence globally, and subsequently taking over global commercial leadership as CCO.

Constantin Liechtenstein, Managing Partner & CEO Liechtenstein Group

"We are very excited to have Karsten Neuffer on board.
His strong background in rice seed, coupled with his leadership skills, make him the right successor to Mike Gumina, whom I want to thank for his outstanding contribution and dedicated service for the past eight years!"