THE WEEKEND UPDATE: OCTOBER 26-30, 2020

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PETER WIND REMEMBRANCES

My good friend and colleague for 35 years, Peter C. Wind, suddenly passed away on Saturday October 24, 2020. My thoughts and prayers are with Peter’s family, especially his beautiful wife Stephanie, during this difficult time. 

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PETER WIND, LONGTIME INDUSTRY COLLEAGUE AND MENTOR, PASSES AWAY

It is with a heavy heart I report that former Cargill Investor Services (CIS) executive Peter Wind has passed away at the age of 70.

PETER WIND REMEMBRANCES

From Bernie Dan: My good friend and colleague for 35 years, Peter C. Wind, suddenly passed away on Saturday October 24, 2020. My thoughts and prayers are with Peter’s family, especially his beautiful wife Stephanie, during this difficult time. 

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