Mr. Gumina has been engaged with production agriculture and the seed industry for over 35 years. He is currently the lead executive for RiceTec AG which is a privately held, leading global hybrid rice seed business.
Prior to joining RiceTec, Mr. Gumina was an executive with DuPont Pioneer where he was responsible for global seed production operations and a member of several key global and regional management teams.
Mr. Gumina has played an active role in the broad seed industry as a member of the American Seed Trade Association Board of Directors (Chairman 2011/2012) and the International Seed Federation Board of Directors.
Mr. Gumina has been a member of numerous non-profit boards and advisory panels including the Iowa State Seed Science Center, Iowa 4H Foundation, ChildServe and most recently the First the Seed Foundation.
Mr. Gumina is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Agronomy.