Grafing Named Corporate Treasurer For CHS
Jamey Grafing, an experienced agribusiness finance leader, has been named to the new position of Vice President and Corporate Treasurer for CHS Inc., the nation’s largest farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods business.
Grafing previously was chief financial officer for CHS Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of CHS.
“In this new role, Jamey will collaborate with CHS business units and our external banking partners to identify initiatives where Treasury can add economic value to CHS,” said Tim Skidmore, CHS executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Grafing will be responsible for managing CHS enterprise wide treasury-related activities including cash and working capital management, short-term investments, debt financing, foreign currency and interest rate derivatives. He will continue to work with CHS Capital on matters relating to wholesale funding and the management of banking relationships.
Grafing has more than two decades of extensive finance and banking experience, much of it in the agribusiness sector. He joined the company in 2008 as chief financial officer for CHS Capital where he was responsible for all aspects of its wholesale funding, accounting, pricing/interest rate risk management, budgeting and audit. His previous experience includes roles with U.S. Bank, Farm Credit System, Credit Agricole and Travelers Insurance.
He holds a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Iowa, a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Iowa State University.