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Consuelo Madere

Consuelo MadereConsuelo Madere was one of four executives selected for the "Best of the Boardroom" in Hispanic Executive magazine for May/June 2016. She was also recognized as one of ten corporate board directors nationwide in Directors & Boards Magazine in "Directors to Watch 2014."

Consuelo Madere is a member of the board of directors and serves on the Audit and Safety, Health and Environment committees of PotashCorp, the world's largest fertilizer company by capacity, producing the three primary crop nutrients: potash, nitrogen and phosphate. With operations and business interests in seven countries, PotashCorp is an international enterprise and key player in the growing challenge to feed the world.

Consuelo is also the President of Proven Leader Advisory, LLC, a management consulting and executive coaching firm she founded in 2014. She serves on the Dean's Advisory Council of the Louisiana State University Honors College as well as the Strategic Planning Committee of the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility.

Her professional degrees include an MBA from the University of Iowa, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University. She has been certified by the National Association of Corporate Directors as a Governance Fellow and in 2013 attended the Stanford Directors College.

Consuelo is a former executive officer of Monsanto Company, a Fortune 500 leading global provider of innovative, sustainable agricultural solutions. As a Senior Executive, Consuelo led key businesses that contributed to the company’s double digit growth.

Ms. Madere is known for innovation and leadership:
* Expansion in emerging markets worldwide
* Integration of culturally diverse acquisitions
* Turnaround of underperforming operations
* Business refocus and development for sustainable growth

She has served on the boards of the World Trade Center, St. Louis, the Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation, Guardian Angels Settlement Association and the Sophia Sachs Butterfly House.