Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Agrium is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Ron Wilkinson to Senior Vice President, North America Wholesale. Ron joined Agrium in 1996 through the acquisition of Viridian Inc. and has since held numerous senior positions with the organization including Vice President, Operations and Technology; Director, Technical Services; General Manager, South American Operations; General Manager of Operations & Projects, Asia Pacific; and, Manager of Transportation. Ron has over twenty-five 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, Ron also completed “The Executive Program” at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business in 1993.
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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