OMAHA, Nebraska (Dec. 15, 2022) – Ed Prosser, a Senior Vice President at Scoular, has been asked to serve on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Agricultural Advisory Committee.
Prosser will serve a two-year term on the committee, known as the AAC. He will represent the interests of commercial users of derivatives in agricultural products, as well as the viewpoints of Scoular. The Commission, a federal agency, promotes the integrity, resilience and vibrancy of the U.S. derivates markets through regulation.
“I am honored to serve on this committee. At Scoular, we help to promote a free and fair marketplace for all participants, especially our producer customers. This appointment will allow me to represent those interests before our primary regulator,” Prosser said.
At Scoular, Prosser has led its Emerging Businesses division since 2021. He supports strategic growth investment opportunities, including biofuels, renewable energy, carbon and technology businesses/investments.
Prosser has more than 35 years of experience in agribusiness, including 24 years at Conagra Brands and a role there as Vice President and General Manager of Agricultural Risk Strategies.
Before coming to Scoular in 2018, he was the Chief Trade & Risk Officer for Gavilon. He has served on the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee as well as on the risk management committee of the National Feed and Grain Association. Prosser also is on the Board of Directors for the Commodity Markets Council. He holds a bachelor of science degree in agricultural economics from Kansas State University.
Scoular is an employee-owned, over $9B agribusiness leading the way since 1892. We buy, sell, store, handle and process grain and ingredients by leveraging our global networks and expertise in international trade and transportation. Employing 1,400 people in more than 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, we provide safe and reliable solutions to farmers, grain processors, renewable energy producers and manufacturers of animal feed, aquafeed and pet food as well as food, beverages and supplements. Scoular, headquartered in Omaha, ranks 48th on the Forbes list of America’s largest private companies.