Whitney MacMillan

About Whitney MacMillan

Birth Day: September 25, 1929
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Birth Sign: Libra
Residence: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Alma mater: Yale University
Occupation: Businessman Philanthropist
Title: CEO of Cargill
Term: 1977-1995
Predecessor: Erwin Kelm
Successor: Ernest Micek
Spouse(s): Betty MacMillan
Children: 2
Parent(s): Cargill MacMillan, Sr.
Relatives: William W. Cargill (great-grandfather) Cargill MacMillan, Jr. (brother) Pauline MacMillan Keinath (sister)

Whitney MacMillan Net Worth

Whitney MacMillan was bornon September 25, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Whitney MacMillan was the last member of the Cargill-MacMillan family to serve as CEO of Cargill, America's largest private company, retiring in 1995. His great-grandfather, W.W. Cargill, founded the business as a single grain warehouse on the end of an Iowa railroad line in 1865. The family still owns roughly 90% of Cargill, which did $110 billion in 2017 sales across food, agriculture, financial and industrial divisions. He sold his 50,000-acre Montana ranch in May 2016 for an undisclosed sum. The ranch, which was listed for $21.5 million, once hosted Lewis and Clark.
Whitney MacMillan is a member of Food and Beverage

💰 Net worth: $6.1 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $4.3 Billion
2010 $3.8 Billion
2011 $2.6 Billion
2012 $3 Billion
2013 $3.8 Billion
2014 $3.8 Billion
2015 $4.4 Billion
2016 $5.2 Billion
2017 $5.6 Billion
2018 $6.11 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1929

Whitney MacMillan was born on September 25, 1929. He is the great-grandson of william W. Cargill, the founder of Cargill. His Father was Cargill MacMillan, Sr.. He has one brother, Cargill MacMillan, Jr. (1927-2011), and one sister, Pauline MacMillan Keinath. He graduated from Yale University.

1976

He served as CEO of Cargill from 1976 to 1995. He was the last member of the Cargill family to serve as CEO. During his tenure, Cargill went from $10 billion to $33 billion over ten years. By the 1980s, it became the world's largest grain company, outstripping its European rivals.

2002

The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale is named for him. The Painter Michael Shane Neal has painted his portrait. In 2002, he received an honorary doctorate from Montana State University-Bozeman. He is an Executive Fellow and Teacher at the University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Business in Minnesota.

2014

He is married to Betty MacMillan, and they have two children. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As of August 2014, he was worth an estimated US$4.8 billion.

2019

He has served on the Board of Directors of the International Peace Institute, the Salzburg Global Seminar, the Rural Development Institute, the Trilateral Commission, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, the Ruckelshaus Institute, the Burton K. Wheeler Center for Public Policy in Bozeman, Montana and Yale University's President’s Council on International Activities. He serves on the National Advisory Board of the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, MT. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, the EastWest Institute, Care International, Mayo Clinic and the Council on Foreign Relations.