Javiera McGuiggan

Javiera McGuiggan
Assistant Vice President, Cargill BioIndustrial

Javi is from Chile and has lived in Minnesota, USA since 2011. She joined Cargill in May of 2019 as the Global Business Leader for the Power Systems Business which includes Dielectric and Cooling Solutions. She started her career in P&G, followed by 14 years at 3M Company. Through her career, she has served in several roles including Sales, Supply Chain, Marketing, and Business Management at local, regional, and global levels.

Javi is originally a civil hydraulics engineer, and later earned an MPA and MBA from University of Minnesota. She also is Six Sigma Green Belt certified and a SCRUM Master. Her languages include English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Through a more personal lens, she is a mother to Jack (5 years old), Board Member of Feed My Starving Children since 2019 and Chair of Cargill’s Hispanic Latino Council, in addition to Advisory Board Member at CWIEME Berlin 2022. Javi’s interests include Global Economic Development, Public Policy, DE&I, and Sustainability. She also enjoys volleyball, singing, and dancing.