Rita Aspen, is the regional communications director for the Asia Pacific region at Cargill. Based in Singapore, Aspen provides leadership and strategic consulting for internal & external communications, issues management and corporate social responsibility.
Aspen has been instrumental in driving the launch of Cargill’s cocoa business in Asia, riding off the commodity’s rising global demand. She has also led concerted efforts towards thought leadership on issues of food security in Asia, one of Cargill’s key commitments.
Earlier Aspen led the Asia Pacific Corporate Communications for Avaya and Honeywell. She has a degree in English Literature and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Hull.
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