Michael Gelchie

CEO at Louis Dreyfus


Michael (Mike) Gelchie is Chief Executive Officer at Louis Dreyfus Company. A US national, he began his career in the Group in 1990 as an Internal Auditor. He later joined our Sugar division as Platform Controller, and moved into trading in 1994, holding various management roles in our Sugar, Rice and Cocoa businesses. Mike subsequently assisted in the start-up of Louis Dreyfus Investment Group in 2008, where he was Senior Portfolio Manager. He left the Group in 2010 to pursue other opportunities, returning subsequently as Head of the Coffee Platform, before his appointment as Group COO in 2019. Mike holds a degree in Business Administration from Lubin Business School at Pace University (NY), US.


  • CEO

    Current role

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