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Mr. Seamus Gunton
Seamus Gunton is the Director of Grow Africa – West Africa, with Unilever and has over 20 years of experience working with small-holder farmers. Seamus graduated from the University of London with a Masters in Tropical Agriculture and joined British American Tobacco in 1996. Starting as an extension worker in Brazil with 100 farmers, over the next 17 years, Seamus worked in various supply chain and general management roles in Eastern Europe and East Africa. In 2014, Seamus joined Universal Leaf, the world’s largest tobacco merchant, as the Regional Agronomist – Africa, overseeing agronomy operations in 6 countries in Central and Southern Africa with over 250,000 small-holder famers. Seamus joined Unilever in 2017 and in his current role, Seamus collaborates with partners to secure the sustainable sourcing of Unilever’s agricultural commodities including oil palm, in Ghana, Nigeria and CDI.
Mr. Seamus Gunton, West Africa Regional Agriculture Development Director
Unilever Ghana Limited
Sustainability Strategies in Supply Chain – Unilever’s Perspective
Day 1 [Wed 25, April], at 11:15 AM