Meet Our Leadership: Michael Burger, President and CEO

Leading Midwestern BioAg is President and CEO, Michael Birger. Since joining the team last fall, he has made effective personnel changes, established partnerships with innovative companies like Grower’s Edge and Sound Agriculture, and guided MBA through a global pandemic. Birger recently earned a “Leadership in Sustainability” award from the Global Summit on All-Things Food.

“Our commitment to the success of our growers is stronger than ever. With the backing of our new owners and the dedication of our employees, we are prepared and poised for growth.”

“I am humbled and excited to lead our team of experienced leaders and their partners in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota. Together we will continue to change farming practices with our proven biological approach, which will preserve soil health for generations to come,” said Birger.

“We are committed to building on the 30-year history of the company to enhance sustainable success of our customers and the well-being of our employees,” said Birger.

Prior to his appointment at MBA, Birger worked as the Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development for Compass (NYSE: CMP), where he drove strategic growth and increased value through sourcing and structuring corporate investments in agriculture both domestically and internationally. Birger brings over 20 years of experience involving mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and management of operating businesses and joint ventures. Business culture and staff engagement are at the core of his successful business leadership for driving strategic growth with meaningful outcomes.

Michael Birger, President and CEO