OMAHA, Neb. (Sept. 29, 2021) – Megan Belcher, a C-suite executive and board leader with deep experience in risk management, compliance, corporate governance, human resources and inclusion matters, has been appointed to Scoular’s Board of Directors.
Belcher joined Scoular in 2017 and serves as Scoular’s Chief Legal & External Affairs Officer. She was appointed this week to the company’s nine-member Board of Directors.
“Megan is a proactive, results-driven leader,” said Scoular Chairman of the Board David Faith. “She has led our company and board in numerous capacities, consistently operating with high integrity, driving results and creating a culture that will enable Scoular’s growth and prosperity.”
Belcher has more than 20 years of experience working for private and public companies in the agricultural, commodities, food ingredients and consumer food industries. She worked in private practice representing large public and private companies in an Am Law 100 firm before beginning her in-house legal career in 2007. At Scoular, Belcher oversees the legal, brand marketing and corporate communications, and sustainability and ESG functions. She also leads the governance and management work for the Board of Directors as its Corporate Secretary and is a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow.
Belcher has received national recognition for her executive, ESG, and diversity and inclusion leadership, as well as her legal and compliance-focused, law department management and industry skills. She founded Scoular’s first employee resource group, Scoular Women Influencing Culture and is a Scoular Foundation Trustee. Earlier this year the Women’s Center for Advancement honored Belcher for her achievements and dedication to bettering the lives of those in the Omaha community, which followed other national and local recognition for Belcher given her investment in many areas.
Belcher graduated from the University of Missouri and Boston College Law School. She resides in Omaha with her two young daughters.
A 128-year-old company with $6 billion in sales, Scoular creates safe and reliable supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients. From its more than 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, Scoular’s 1,000-plus employees lead the way by buying, selling, storing, handling and processing grain and ingredients as well as managing transportation and logistics for customers around the world. Scoular’s global headquarters are in Omaha, Nebraska.