30-plus-year Executive Deepens Financial Expertise on AgriBank Board of Directors.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Friday, May 11, 2018 – The AgriBank Board of Directors has named Joseph M. Busuttil as an outside director on the board effective immediately.
Busuttil was selected from a national search to deepen the financial expertise on the board and as part of a broader initiative to strengthen governance. He has held senior executive positions and has more than 30 years of experience. This experience includes leading large groups and managing multiple strategic financial functions, across various business lines, for global financial institutions. He recently served as chief financial officer for Barclays Investment Bank and Americas region. Prior key roles spanning a 20-plus-year career at Goldman Sachs Group (GS) include director of Internal Audit, global chief operating officer for GS Alternative Investments, and chief financial officer and head of Finance, Risk, Operations, and Corporate Services for GS in Asia.
Busuttil holds a B.B.A. degree from Baruch College, C.U.N.Y. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a FINRA Series 27—Financial and Operations Principal license.
“We are fortunate to benefit from Joe’s extensive knowledge and experience navigating the increasingly complex and volatile financial landscape,” said Matthew Walther, AgriBank board chair.
Busuttil will serve a term that runs through the AgriBank 2022 Annual Meeting.
AgriBank is one of the largest banks within the national Farm Credit System, with over $100 billion in total assets. Under the Farm Credit System’s cooperative structure, AgriBank is primarily owned by 14 Farm Credit Associations. The AgriBank District covers America’s Midwest, a 15-state area stretching from Wyoming to Ohio and Minnesota to Arkansas. With about half of the nation’s cropland located in the AgriBank District and over 100 years of experience, the Bank and its Association owners have significant expertise in providing financial products and services for rural communities and agriculture. For more information, please visit www.AgriBank.com.