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Identifying Commodity Risk Exposure

April 18, 2019  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Commodity price risk can be elusive, especially when facing a complex and multi-layered supply chain. Whether the subject is dairy, plastics, or metals, there are many processes that introduce price risk within these commodity supply chains - from farm production and factory refinement, to transportation, storage and wholesale/retail distribution.  Reducing risk is a core objective for many organizations but often the first question asked is “where do I begin?” This session will walk you through how to identify risk exposures as it relates to commodity price risk and addresses the next steps one should take to mitigate those risks.

Key Objectives:

  • Identify the nature and extent of commodity price risk exposure

  • Provide methods to assess and measure commodity price risk exposure

  • Discuss next steps toward mitigating commodity price risk exposure

Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None


Field of Study: Accounting

CPE Credit(s): 1

Delivery Method: Group Live

COST: $50

Presenter Information:













Tim Johanson

Director | Cargill Risk Management

Tim Johanson is a director with Cargill's risk management business.  His experience includes corporate hedging strategies primarily in energy markets, including crude oil, fuel oil, ethanol, natural gas and petrochemicals. Johanson joined Cargill in 2008, providing energy risk management advisory services. He is a member of the Association of Financial Professionals.



Craig Haymaker, CPA

Chief Operations Officer | HedgeStar

Mr. Haymaker is Chief Operating Officer of HedgeStar where he oversees the risk management consulting, hedge accounting and valuation groups.  He is a subject matter expert in financial reporting and accounting for debt, equities, derivatives and other financial instruments. Mr. Haymaker has over 11 years of audit, professional accounting, and risk management experience.  Mr. Haymaker has held positions with top companies including Deloitte & Touche LLP (Boston), Liberty Mutual Group (Boston) and U.S. Bank (Minneapolis) with a focus on treasury departments, capital markets and risk functions.

Tim Johanson
Craig Haymaker

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