Miyko Hristov Joins the Top Management Team of Cargill Bulgaria

Miyko Hristov became part of the top managers of Cargill Bulgaria together with Stanislav Mateev and Katerina Ruseva. He also holds the position of Blue Danube Oilseeds Merchandising Manager and is responsible for the markets in Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary.

Miyko has more than 10 years of experience in international trade with a focus on risk management, customer relationship management, sales strategy and team development. He joined Cargill Bulgaria in 2014 as a grain trader, then switched to oilseeds, and subsequently became a regional manager. Miyko received a bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations (IER) and two master’s degrees in IER and Finance from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) Sofia. This was followed by another Masters in Management from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

“With the enormous global economic volatility and geopolitical crisis in the background, Cargill maintains its strategic focus and its leadership positions in Bulgaria. The market of agricultural raw materials in our country is saturated with competition, but our long-term contacts with producers and traders allow us to follow our strategic priorities. Despite the significant uncertainty in the post-pandemic world and even more so after the start of the conflict in Ukraine, our two main product lines- grain and oil crops- are performing well,” shared Miyko Hristov.

Cargill’s first company in Bulgaria – Cargill Agricultural Supply Chain EMEA, was founded in 2006 with a central office in Sofia and is the basis of the company’s business. Mainly engaged in trade in grain and oil crops, Cargill Bulgaria is ranked among the top 3 of the largest agribusinesses in the country according to the Capital 100: The largest companies in Bulgaria ranking.
Cargill Business Services Sofia, was established in 2014 and offers a wide portfolio of services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the fields of finance, transport and logistics, strategic procurement and supply, as well as, IT, project management and human resource management.

Cargill has been in business for 157 years, and during that time the company has always fulfilled its purpose of feeding the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. The company’s experts build relationships of trust around the world, working with farmers to increase regenerative agriculture and reduce environmental impact; create everyday earth-friendly items, like feed that reduces methane emissions and waste-based renewable fuels; harness the power of technology, using artificial intelligence to keep animals healthier while making producers more productive. Cargill grows and enriches its types of businesses year after year, and working for the company provides opportunities for both professional and personal development.