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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 2, 2010
 
BUNGE LIMITED
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Bermuda
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
001-16625
Commission File Number
98-0231912
(I.R.S. Employer Identification
Number)

50 Main Street
White Plains, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
10606
(Zip code)

(914) 684-2800
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
N.A.
(Former name or former address, if changes since last report)

 
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Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
 
On June 2, 2010, Bunge Limited (“Bunge) announced the following changes to its management team, which will become effective July 1, 2010:

Mr. Archibald Gwathmey will retire from the position of Co-Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Global Agribusiness (“BGA”) and Bunge Product Lines (“BPL”).  He will continue his employment with Bunge through his retirement date at the end of 2010 and will provide transitional support until that date.

Mr. Andrew J. Burke will assume the newly created position of Bunge Limited Global Operational Excellence Officer and step down from his current position as Co-Chief Executive Officer, BGA and BPL.  In his new role, Mr. Burke will be responsible for optimizing the company’s efficiency and return on assets.

Mr. Raul Padilla, currently Chief Executive Officer, Bunge Argentina, will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer, BGA and BPL.

Bunge issued a press release announcing these changes to its management team on June 2, 2010.  A copy of the press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)
Exhibits

Exhibit No.
Description
   
99.1
Press Release, dated June 2, 2010

 

 
 
 

 
 
SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated:  June 3, 2010

 
 
  BUNGE LIMITED  
         
         
  By:  /s/ Carla L. Heiss  
      Name:  Carla L. Heiss  
      Title:  Assistant General Counsel and
Assistant Secretary
 
         

 


 
 
 
 
 

 
 
EXHIBITS

 
Exhibit No.
Description
   
99.1
Press Release, dated June 2, 2010