Cooperative’s CEO & Prior President Talks About His Career in Sugar, Including Past & Current Challenges for Crystal & Beet Industry
Editor’s Note: David Berg has been an employee of American Crystal Sugar Company since 1987 and became the Moorhead, Minn.-based cooperative’s president and chief executive officer in 2007. Berg retires as of August 31. His successor, Tom Astrup, formerly Crystal’s vice president-operations, assumed the presidency in early March and will add the CEO title upon Berg’s retirement at the end of August.
In this interview with The Sugar-beet Grower, David Berg talks about his route to the presidency of American Crystal, challenges faced and challenges met — and some of the accomplishments that have provided the greatest satisfaction for him through the years.
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