ACG Portland | Augusto Bassanini, United Grain Corp.


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May 11, 2022 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM PDT

Location Name
Hilton Vancouver, WA | Hemlock Room
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50 Years of Quality | Consistency } Reliability
Established in 1969, United Grain is the premier exporter of grains and oilseeds from the largest export grain terminal facility on the west coast. From the headquarters in Vancouver, Washington, the company operates a supply chain network consisting of rail shuttle and barge grain terminals in the Pacific Northwest, Montana, North and South Dakota. The company exports annually 6 million tons of bulk grains and oilseeds and continues to lead the way in the areas of service, quality, and reliability.
Join us at the Hilton Vancouver Washington for lunch with Augusto Bassanini, CEO, as he shares his story of:
  • Growth
  • Global Markets
  • Value based exporter
  • Success in uniting producers and suppliers
  • Logistics
  • and more!

DATE | May 11
TIME | 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
COST | No cost for Members, Non-members $75



Augusto Bassanini

United Grain Corporation

President and CEO Augusto Bassanini has been leading the innovative grain merchandising, and supply-chain management team at United Grain Corp. (UGC) for more than 22 years. 
The seasoned Italian-born executive joined UGC in 1999. Prior to his current role, he served as Vice President of Grain Marketing overseeing merchandising and trading activities while expanding UGC’s global presence. He began his career at UGC as Risk Manager and Senior Trader for the soft white wheat product line.  
As a fourth generation in agribusiness, Bassanini was born and raised in the Italian region of Lombardy, the breadbasket for the nation, where his family owned and operated a dairy, creamery, and hog operation.  In the late 80’s the Bassaninis took a leap of faith and moved their hog business to America, in the Hoosier state of Indiana, where Bassanini earned a degree in Agricultural Economics at Purdue University before pursuing a career in the grain export business. 

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May 10, 2022 11pm