UPDATED ON: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
David C. Everitt,
From The Globe and Mail
Agrium Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of David C. Everitt and Mayo M. Schmidt to the company’s Board of Directors. Both individuals bring extensive agricultural, retail and distribution experience to Agrium.
David C. Everitt, Director -- David Everitt has 37 years of experience in the global agriculture space, having recently retired as President, Agricultural Division for North America, Australia, Asian and Global Tractor Sourcing, Turf Products and Technology, for John Deere, the world’s leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery. He held a variety of management positions in the areas of industrial engineering, production engineering, mechanical services and sales. He is intimately familiar with procurement, marketing and distribution in the global agricultural market space. David Everitt also serves on the Board of the National Business Aviation Association located in Washington, D.C., and holds directorships with Harsco Corporation, a worldwide industrial company (NYSE) and Brunswick Corporation, a worldwide manufacturing company (NYSE).
Agrium Inc. is a major Retail supplier of agricultural products and services in North America, South America and Australia, and a leading global Wholesale producer and marketer of all three major agricultural nutrients, and the premier supplier of specialty fertilizers in North America through our Advanced Technologies business unit. Agrium’s strategy is to provide the crop inputs and services needed to feed a growing world. We focus on maximizing shareholder returns by driving continuous improvements to our base businesses, pursuing value-added growth opportunities across the crop input value chain, and returning capital to shareholders.