Martin Cargas is a senior advisor at McLarty Associates, where he provides strategic counsel and advises clients on food and agriculture issues worldwide. Mr. Cargas spent a decade as Vice President for Global and Environmental Affairs at Anheuser-Busch Companies. He represented Anheuser-Busch before all levels of government across the world and helped the company expand its operations in critical overseas markets including China and India. He managed a network of regional and local consultants and oversaw and executed complex strategies across a broad range of issues, including food and beverage, intellectual property, and investment and tax issues. He is also a respected figure in Washington on international business issues.
Mr. Cargas joined Anheuser-Busch in 1991 as Associate General Counsel. Prior to his tenure at Anheuser-Busch, he practiced law in St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Cargas holds a B.S. in natural resources policy from the University of Michigan, a J.D. from Hofstra University, and an Executive Masters in international business studies from St. Louis University.