Bunge North America, the North America operating arm of US agribusiness giant Bunge, has named Richard Goodman as senior vice president and general manager of Bunge Oils.

Goodman replaces Thad Jones, who previously announced his decision to leave the company.

Prior to joining Bunge, Goodman held various senior management positions with Monsanto, most recently as president of the Animal Agricultural Group. Before that, he worked for Ralston Purina in the branded cereal foods and pet foods divisions.