• RaboResearch general manager Stefan Vogel.
    RaboResearch general manager Stefan Vogel.

Rabobank has appointed Stefan Vogel as the general manager of RaboResearch, the Australian and New Zealand arm of its global food and agribusiness research division. He has worked in international food, agribusiness, and trade industries for almost 20 years. 

Vogel has been based in London with the company for more than seven years and held two concurrent global positions; head of agriculture commodity markets research, and global grains and oilseeds sector strategist. 

Prior to that he worked in strategy and market research positions for more than 10 years with international agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland as director Market Research & Business Analytics in the US, as well as head of economics department in Germany. 

Vogel said he’s looking forward to his new role. 

“Both countries are world leading in so many aspects of food and agricultural production and I’m very much looking forward to the opportunity of working with rural and wholesale clients here and assisting them in their future growth,” he said. 

Rabobank Australia and New Zealand regional manager Peter Knoblanche said Vogel brings vast experience from the global food and agriculture sector. 

“The bank is fortunate to be able to benefit from Vogel’s international perspective, combined with a strong background in leading teams to consistently deliver valuable, business-focussed sector and commodity research for clients around the world. 

“In his new role, he will work to support and strengthen the Australian and New Zealand RaboResearch team as they provide market-leading knowledge and insights to our rural and wholesale clients in the region,” said Knoblanche. 

Vogel’s Sydney-based role has a team of 10 specialist agricultural commodities analysts, part of RaboBank’s network of 75 research analysts globally. 

Knoblanche added that Vogel is well known to a significant number of the company’s Australia and New Zealand clients

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