Aquaculture North America

Cargill executive joins Northwest Aquaculture Alliance Board of Directors

October 12, 2022
By Maryam Farag

Photo: Northwest Aquaculture Alliance.

The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA) announced the appointment of Sebastian Perversi, North America commercial director for Cargill Aquaculture & Nutrition, to its Board of Directors.

A 19-year Cargill veteran, Perversi previously held the position of the Strategic Marketing and Technology Director (EMEA) for Cargill Animal Nutrition, residing in the Netherlands. He now resides in Washington state.

“Sebastian Perversi brings to NWAA a deep understanding of the role that feeds play in the growth of aquaculture worldwide,” said Jim Parsons, president of NWAA.

Parsons, who is also CEO of Jamestown Seafood, said he and the other NWAA board members look forward to working with Perversi “at a time when aquaculture is undergoing rapid growth and acceptance, and the feed sector is leading the way with innovative products to make the production of aquatic foods increasingly nutritious and sustainable.” He added, “We are very fortunate to have Sebastian Perversi join our leadership team.”


Born in Argentina, Perversi attended the University of Buenos Aires, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering, followed by a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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