Agrico Acquisition Corp. (RICO) is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of completing a merger, acquisition, or similar business combination with a market-leading business well positioned to capitalize on trends in agribusiness.
Agrico Acquisition Corp. (RICO) is led by Brent de Jong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, who together with the leadership team, have a combined 100+ years of collective investing and operational experience spanning diverse industries and geographies with a successful track-record of solving complex situations, stabilizing businesses and positioning platforms for sustainable transformation.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. de Jong has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of our board of directors since inception. Since December 2011, Mr. de Jong has been the managing partner of De Jong Capital LLC, a family office affiliated with our sponsor that is focused on emerging markets, special situations, and has served since November 2019, as Chairman of Emergent Technology Ltd. and its predecessors, a technology and financial services business.
Director and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Ornee has been a member of our board of directors since July 31, 2020. Mr. Ornee is currently a partner at De Jong Capital LLC, a family office affiliated with our sponsor that is focused on emerging markets, special situations.
Mr. Zatarain is a director nominee and has agreed to serve on our board of directors. Mr. Zatarain is a senior executive with 24 years of hands-on and diverse strategic, investment, finance and operations experience.
Mr. Hubbard Jr. has been a member of our board of directors since July 31, 2020. From May 2015 through October 2018, Hubbard led the Energy Infrastructure Investment Group for Barings, a wholly owned asset manager of The Mass Mutual Group.