Brett Bruggeman

 Brett Bruggeman

EVP and Chief Operating Officer

“We have three big rocks we try to stay focused on. It starts with the customer. Understand their needs and everything will work out. Second, we focus on recruiting and retaining the highest level of talent. Last is our quest for continuous improvement by embracing innovation.”

Brett serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Land O’Lakes, Inc. where he leads the organization’s agriculture businesses including Crop Inputs, Animal Nutrition and Truterra.  In addition, he has broad enterprise responsibilities to develop, implement and monitor growth strategies and platforms consistent with our collective vision for the organization. 

Brett recently served as executive vice president, Land O’Lakes, Inc., and president of Land O’Lakes’ WinField United business focused on delivering data-backed, insights driven agronomics, operational excellence, and sustainable solutions to help locally owned and operated agricultural retailers meet farmers’ needs. 

Prior to WinField United Brett worked at BASF/FMC in the United States and internationally.

B.S., Iowa State University

United Suppliers 
WinField United 

Additional leadership 
Sensient Technologies Board of Directors