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Dumas M. Siméus

Former President and COO, Beatrice Foods International

Dumas M. Siméus was President and COO of Beatrice Foods International, a $2 billion corporation with operations in 25 countries.  After leaving Beatrice, he founded Siméus Foods International and built it to be the largest black-owned business in Texas and the eleventh largest in the nation (Black Enterprise Magazine).  He enjoys motivational speaking and lecturing in high schools and colleges. In 2000, Siméus founded Sové Lavi (Saving Lives), a non-profit that provides health care, potable water and education to the poor in Haiti.  He is a graduate of Howard University (EE) and the University of Chicago (MBA).