Wednesday, October 13, 2004
The directors of Agrium Inc. are pleased to announce the appointment of Germaine Gibara to the Board of Directors.
Ms. Germaine Gibara is based in Montreal and is currently President of Avvio Management, a management-consulting firm she founded. She serves on the Boards of Sun Life Financial, Cogeco, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and is the former President of Alcan Automotive Structures. She has held senior positions with a number of financial service and resource-based companies including, TAL Global Asset Management Inc. and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. She received her Bachelor Degree in Political Science from the American University of Cairo in Egypt, her Masters of Economics and Political Science from Dalhousie University, her Certified Financial Analyst designation from the University of Virginia, and completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School.
Agrium Inc. is a leading global producer and marketer of agricultural nutrients and industrial products and a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in both North America and Argentina. Agrium produces and markets three primary groups of nutrients: nitrogen, phosphate, potash as well as micronutrients. Agrium’s strategy is to grow through incremental expansion of its existing operations and acquisitions as well as the development, commercialization and marketing of new products and international opportunities.
Agrium trades on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges under the symbol AGU. For more information, visit Agrium’s website: www.agrium.com.
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