The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center
Devry is a Senior Fellow in The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center. She is Former Corporate VP, Global Corporate Affairs, Cargill, and CEO of her own consultancy, DevryBV Sustainable Strategies. Devry is a well-known international business leader with 20 years of combined government and private sector experience. In her most recent role, she served as Chief Communications Officer and Corporate Vice President of Cargill. Devry was the youngest female corporate officer elected in the company’s 150+ year history and, at the time, the youngest executive in the C-suite of the company, reporting directly to the CEO.
In her career, Devry has served as Consultant at the World Bank; International Trade Analyst in the Office of Industries and Chief Economist for the Chairwoman of the United States International Trade Commission; Senior Economist in the Office of Agriculture of the US Trade Representative; and Senior Policy Advisor at the prestigious law firm Akin Gump in Washington, DC.
A passionate advocate for change, Devry serves on the boards of Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture, The Economic Club of Washington, The Caux Roundtable for Moral Capitalism, University of California Agricultural Issues Center, US-Mexico Foundation, and Latin American Advisor. In 2014, she was named a Young Global Leader by the WEF and named to the Holmes Report’s Influence 100 list in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She is a member of the Arthur Page Society.