July 26, 2013 – Kincannon & Reed has named Michael Whitney as a managing director based in England. Mr. Whitney joins Kincannon & Reed following a 20 year international career in senior executive and board-level positions in the agribusiness, food, and beverage sectors in the U.K., Central and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. Most recently, he led engagements for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and various private equity funds in Eastern Europe and Africa. Mr. Whitney is a non-executive director on the boards of two leading privately owned agribusinesses in Eastern Europe. “Mike bolsters our continuing global expansion by his significant and direct experience with top-drawer food and agribusiness companies in Central and Eastern Europe,” said Greg Duerksen, president of Kincannon & Reed. Founded in 1981, Kincannon & Reed is focused exclusively on the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors and serves clients from its offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.