CHS Inc. selects executive vice president and CFO

January 21, 2020 By    

CHS Inc. named Olivia Nelligan as its new executive vice president and CFO, effective Jan. 29.

Nelligan. Photo courtesy of CHS Inc.


Nelligan brings more than 20 years of experience as a global finance leader and business partner. Most recently, Nelligan served as founder and CEO of Inish Enterprises, a strategic advisory firm. Prior to that, Nelligan served as CEO of Nasco, a private equity-owned company that provides specialty products for education, health care, laboratory testing and agriculture. After serving as Nasco’s CEO, she served as nonexecutive chair of the company’s board. Before being named Nasco’s CEO, Nelligan was the company’s CFO.

Prior to joining Nasco, Nelligan spent 14 years at Kerry Group, a global leader in technology-based food ingredients, flavors and solutions, where she held finance and strategy leadership positions, including serving as global chief financial and strategic planning officer for the Taste & Nutrition division and CFO for the Americas Ingredients & Flavors division. She began her career at Arthur Andersen in Dublin, Ireland.

“We are excited to have Olivia join CHS,” says Jay Debertin, CHS president and CEO. “She brings an impressive record of executing and achieving financial results and leading organizations through transformation and growth.”

Nelligan will be a member of the CHS strategic leadership team and will report to Debertin.

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