Austen Cargill, II.
Austen Cargill, II. was bornon 1951 in Livingston, Montana, United States. Austen Cargill, II. is #511 in List Billionaires People In The World. Austen Cargill II is one of 14 billionaire heirs to Cargill, the family business where he served as a vice president until retiring in 2001. His great-grandfather, W.W. Cargill, founded the business as a single grain warehouse on the end of an Iowa railroad line in 1865. The family still owns roughly 90% of Cargill, which did $110 billion in 2017 sales across food, agriculture, financial and industrial divisions. Before becoming a Cargill executive, Austen earned a Ph.D. and worked as a marine biologist for the company.
In 2001, he bought the North Ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana, close to Antelope Butte
He also served on the Board of GalaGen, a NASDAQ-traded company that sold dietary supplements to treat gastrointestinal diseases from 1999 to 2002 when it went bankrupt
He joined Cargill as a marine biologist and joined its Board of Directors in 1995
Austen Stowell Cargill II (born 1951) is an American heir, businessman and rancher