People: Agrium Inc (AGU)

AGU on New York Consolidated

92.33USD
15 Sep 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.52 (+0.57%)
Prev Close
$91.81
Open
$91.59
Day's High
$92.64
Day's Low
$91.32
Volume
434,145
Avg. Vol
560,823
52-wk High
$97.97
52-wk Low
$81.60

Search Stocks

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Victor Zaleschuk

70 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Charles Magro

44 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Warner

2014 President, North America Retail

Leslie O'Donoghue

50 2012 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development & Strategy, Chief Risk Officer

Stephen Dyer

2014 Executive Vice President and President of Retail

Michael Webb

2014 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Eric Miller

2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Andrew Mittag

53 2009 Senior Vice President, President - Agrium Advanced Technologies Business Unit

Ron Wilkinson

2006 Senior Vice President, President - Wholesale Business Unit

Fredrick Thun

2011 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Angela Lekatsas

2011 Vice President, Treasurer

Susan Jones

2012 Vice President - Marketing & Distribution

Patrick Freeman

2011 Vice President - Corporate Development & Strategy

Kevin Helash

2013 Vice President, Canadian Retail

Jeff Tarsi

2014 Vice President - Retail International

Gary Daniel

Corporate Secretary, Senior Legal Counsel

David Everitt

61 2013 Independent Director

Russell Girling

51 2006 Independent Director

Susan Henry

67 2001 Independent Director

Russell Horner

64 2004 Independent Director

David Lesar

60 2010 Independent Director

John Lowe

55 2010 Independent Director

A. Anne McLellan

63 2006 Independent Director

Derek Pannell

67 2008 Independent Director

Mayo Schmidt

56 2013 Independent Director

Melanie Thomson

Administrator, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Victor Zaleschuk

Mr. Victor J. Zaleschuk B.Comm., CA, serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of Agrium Inc. Mr. Zaleschuk is a director of Cameco Corporation. Mr. Zaleschuk is also a former President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexen Inc. Prior to becoming President of Nexen Inc., Mr. Zaleschuk was a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nexen Inc. Before joining Nexen Inc., Mr. Zaleschuk was a senior financial executive in the energy sector.

Charles Magro

Mr. Charles V. Magro is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Agrium Inc. Mr. Magro is a director of Canpotex Limited (a potash export company), The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), and the International Fertilizer Association (IFA). Prior to his appointment as President & Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Magro served in various executive positions at Agrium including: (i) from October 2012 to December 2013, as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, where he was accountable for three strategic Business Units (Wholesale, Retail and Advanced Technologies) and Human Resources; (ii) from February 2012 to October 2012, as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Chief Risk Officer, where he was responsible for a number of core areas within Agrium including: Corporate Development & Strategy, EHS&S, Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Internal Audit, and RiskManagement; and (iii) from November 2009 to February 2012, as Vice-President, Manufacturing, where he was responsible for Agrium’s Wholesale manufacturing facilities. Mr. Magro joined Agrium in November 2009 following an extensive career with Nova Chemicals, a major petrochemical manufacturer, most recently as Vice President, Investor Relations between 2007 and 2009. Mr. Magro started his career as a process engineer and his career progressed quickly to include leadership roles in plant and operations management, product line management, leading a major strategic growth project, supply chain team leadership and heading investor relations.

Thomas Warner

Mr. Thomas E. Warner has been appointed as President, North America Retail of Agrium Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Agrium Inc. In his new role, Tom will have responsibility for all of CPS’s business throughout North America.

Leslie O'Donoghue

Ms. Leslie A. O'Donoghue serves as Executive Vice President - Corporate Development & Strategy, Chief Risk Officer of Agrium Inc. She has been employed at the Company since 1999 and currently holds the position of Chief Legal Officer & Senior Vice President - Business Development. Ms. O’Donoghue’s responsibilities include corporate strategy and business development, mergers and acquisitions, legal affairs, corporate governance, internal audit, and environmental, health, safety & security. Prior to joining Agrium, Ms. O’Donoghue was a partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. After earning her Economics degree from the University of Calgary in 1984, Ms. O’Donoghue completed her LL.B. at Queen’s University in 1988, and was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1989.

Stephen Dyer

Mr. Stephen G. Dyer has been appointed as Executive Vice President and President of Retail of Agrium Inc. Steve brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his latest appointment. He has held a broad range of positions in his 23 year career at Agrium including financial, distribution, Retail, business development, IT, and Wholesale manufacturing. Prior to his current role as Agrium's CFO, Steve was West Region Manager for Crop Production Services ("CPS"). The Western Region of CPS has over 130 retail farm branches and annual sales of over $1.5-billion.

Michael Webb

Mr. Michael R. Webb is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Agrium Inc. He was Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources, HSBC Bank Canada, Vancouver; Global Head of Human Resources, HSBC Amanah, HSBC Markets (Asia) Limited, Hong Kong; Head of Human Resources, Global Banking, Principal Investments, Equity Research and Leveraged & Acquisition Finance, HSBC Markets (Asia) Limited, Hong Kong.

Eric Miller

Mr. Eric B. Miller serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of Agrium Inc. He has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Nexen Inc.; Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Nexen Inc.; Division Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel, Nexen Inc.

Andrew Mittag

Mr. Andrew K. Mittag serves as Senior Vice President, President - Agrium Advanced Technologies Business Unit of Agrium Inc. He has been Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy, Agrium.

Ron Wilkinson

Mr. Ron A. Wilkinson serves as Senior Vice President, President - Wholesale Business Unit of Agrium Inc. He joined Agrium Inc in 1996 and has since held positions of increasing responsibility. Ron A.Wilkinson is Senior Vice President, Agrium and President of the Wholesale Business Unit. Mr. Wilkinson joined Agrium in 1996 through the acquisition of Viridian Inc. and held positions with the organization including Vice President Operations and Technology, Director, Technical Services, General Manager of South American Operations, General Manager of Operations and Projects, Asia Pacific, and Manager of Transportation. Mr.Wilkinson has also worked for Sherritt Inc., Imperial Oil, Exxon Chemical Pakistan Limited and Esso Chemical Canada. Mr. Wilkinson has over thirty years engineering, operations and business management experience within the petrochemical industry. A graduate of the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Mr. Wilkinson also completed “The Executive Program” at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business in 1993. He is a member of The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA).

Fredrick Thun

Mr. Fredrick R. Thun serves as Vice President, Corporate Controller of Agrium Inc. He has been Senior Director, Corporate Planning & Analysis, Agrium.

Angela Lekatsas

Ms. Angela S. Lekatsas serves as Vice President and Treasurer of Agrium Inc. She has been Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Risk Officer and, prior thereto, Controller; Manager Corporate Reporting, Agrium.

Susan Jones

Ms. Susan C. Jones serves as Vice President - Marketing & Distribution of Agrium Inc., since July 1, 2012. She also served as Managing Director and Vice President, Agrium Europe and, prior thereto, Senior Director, Wholesale Strategy & Business Development.

Patrick Freeman

Mr. Patrick J. Freeman serves as Vice President - Corporate Development & Strategy of Agrium Inc. He has been Vice President & Treasurer.

Kevin Helash

Mr. Kevin R. Helash serves as Vice President, Canadian Retail of Agrium Inc. He was Vice President, Retail Canada/Pacific North West Region, Vice President, Marketing & Distribution and, prior thereto, Senior Director, NAW Sales in Agrium.

Jeff Tarsi

Gary Daniel

Mr. Gary J. Daniel serves as Corporate Secretary, Senior Legal Counsel of Agrium Inc. He has been Assistant Corporate Secretary & Senior Legal Counsel, Agrium.

David Everitt

Mr. David C. Everitt serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc., since February 11, 2013. Mr. Everitt was appointed interim CEO on March 3, 2014 of Harsco Corporation, a worldwide industrial company. Mr. Everitt is the former President, Agriculture and Turf Division — North America, Asia, Australia, and Sub-Saharan and South Africa, and Global Tractor and Turf Products of Deere & Company. Mr. Everitt served as President of Deere’s Ag Division from 2001 until his retirement in September 2012. During that time, he led significant growth in overseas markets as well as streamlining the North American and European distribution footprint. Since joining Deere & Company in 1975, Mr. Everitt held a variety of management positions in the areas of industrial engineering, production engineering, mechanical services and sales throughout the company. Mr. Everitt also serves on the Board of the National Business Aviation Association located in Washington, D.C.

Russell Girling

Mr. Russell K. Girling serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc. Mr. Girling is a Director and the President and Chief Executive Officer of TransCanada Corporation, a diversified energy and pipeline company (having been appointed in July 2010), and the former Chief Operating Officer of TransCanada Corporation. Mr. Girling is a former Chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) and the Natural Gas Council (NGC), and a former director of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA). Mr. Girling is the former Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer of TC Pipelines GP, Inc., (the general partner of TC Pipelines, L.P. (a pipeline limited partnership)), a former Board Chair of TransCanada Power, L.P. (now EPCOR Power L.P.), and a former director of Bruce Power Inc. (a nuclear power company). Mr. Girling was previously President, Pipelines, of TransCanada Corporation, President of TransCanada Gas Services, a division of TransCanada Corporation, Executive Vice President, Power of TransCanada Energy, and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer of TransCanada Corporation. Mr. Girling is also a former director of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Fund.

Susan Henry

Dr. Susan A. Henry serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc. Dr. Henry is a Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics and Dean Emerita of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. Dr. Henry previously served as Dean of the Mellon College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science since 1994, a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology since 1993. Dr. Henry has served as a member of the New York Governor’s Food Policy Council, the National Research Council Committee on Science and Technology to Support Health Care, Sustainability and Other Aspects of Development Assistance, and is past Chair of the National Institute of Health Advisory Committee on Research on Minority Health. Dr. Henry received her Ph.D. in genetics from the University of California at Berkeley.

Russell Horner

Mr. Russell J. Horner, B.Sc. (Chem), serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc. Mr. Horner is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst Paper Corporation (a forest products and paper company), a former Chief Operating Officer, Australasia, Fletcher Challenge Paper Division, Fletcher Challenge Limited (a forest products and paper company), and a former Managing Director of Australian Newsprint Mills Ltd. (a newsprint company). He is a former Board member of the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada, a former member of the Board of Directors of the World Wildlife Fund Canada, and a former member of the Advisory Board of Factory Mutual Insurance Company (an insurance company). He is past Chair of the Forest Products Association of Canada, past Chair of the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Federation of Australia, a past Chair of the Commonwealth’s Wood and Paper Industry Forum (Australia), and a past Chair of the Co-operative Research Corporation for Hardwoods (Australia). Mr. Horner has attended the Advanced Management Programs at Harvard Business School and at Auckland University.

David Lesar

Mr. David J. Lesar, CPA, serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc. Mr. Lesar is, and has been since 2000, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and President and Chief Executive Officer of Halliburton Company (a global oilfield service company). Mr. Lesar serves on the Board of Directors of the American Petroleum Institute, and is a former director of Lyondell Chemical Company (a chemical manufacturing company) and Mirant Corporation (a power company).

John Lowe

Mr. John E. Lowe serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc. Mr. Lowe is currently Senior Executive Advisor at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (an energy investment and merchant banking firm), after having been Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer of ConocoPhillips (an integrated energy company) from October 2008 to April 2012, Executive Vice President of Exploration & Production from September 2007 to October 2008, Executive Vice President of Commercial from April 2006 to September 2007, Executive Vice President of Planning, Strategy and Corporate Affairs from August 2002 to April 2006, and has held various executive and managerial positions with ConocoPhillips for more than 25 years. He is currently a director of Phillips 66 Company (an energy manufacturing and logistics company) and Apache Corporation (an oil and gas company). He is a former director of DCP Midstream, LLC (a midstream energy company), DCP Midstream Partners L.P. (a midstream energy partnership), and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC (a global petrochemicals company). Mr. Lowe is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Houston Museum of Natural Science, a member of the Kelce Business School of Pittsburg State University Advisory Board, and a member of the Katy ISD Foundation Board. Mr. Lowe is also a former member of the Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Advisory Council, and a former director of the National Association of Manufacturers.

A. Anne McLellan

The Honorable A. Anne McLellan serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc. Ms. McLellan is Senior Advisor with Bennett Jones LLP (a Canadian law firm) and was the Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Institute for United States Policy Studies at the University of Alberta. Ms. McLellan is a director of the Edmonton Regional Airports Authority, where she is Vice-Chair and the Edmonton Community Foundation, where she Chairs the Governance Committee. She is also a member of various charitable and community boards. Ms. McLellan is a former four-term Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre from October 25, 1993 — January 23, 2006. She served as Deputy Prime Minister from December 2003 to January 2006 and throughout her career has held numerous ministerial posts, including Minister of Natural Resources, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister of Health and the first Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Before her political career, Ms. McLellan taught law at the Universities of New Brunswick and Alberta. Ms. McLellan holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie University and a Masters of Law degree from King’s College, University of London.

Derek Pannell

Mr. Derek G. Pannell B.Sc. (Engineering), P. Eng., FCAE, serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc. Mr. Pannell is Board Chair of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners Limited (an asset management company). He is the former Acting Chairman of African Barrick Gold plc, former Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and a former director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Noranda Inc. and Falconbridge Limited from 2001 to August 2006 and Vice President, Operations of Compania Minera Antamina from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Pannell is a graduate of Imperial College in London, England and the Royal School of Mines, London, England (ARSM) and an engineer registered in Quebec and Peru.

Mayo Schmidt

Mr. Mayo M. Schmidt serves as an Independent Director of Agrium Inc. Mr. Schmidt was president, chief executive officer and a director of Viterra Inc., a global agribusiness with a network of 263 agricultural Mr. Schmidt was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Viterra Inc. from 2000 until 2012. Mr. Schmidt is an active participant in business and industry organizations. He is a member of Washburn University’s Board of Trustees and the Lincoln Society, and a contributor to Harvard University’s Private and Public, Scientific, Academic and Consumer Food Policy Group. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Global Transportation Hub Authority.

Melanie Thomson

Search Stocks