UPDATED ON: Thursday, October 17, 2002
Michael M. Wilson,
From The Globe and Mail
The Directors of Agrium Inc. are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael M. Wilson as President in addition to his current role as Chief Operating Officer.
Mike Wilson joined Agrium Inc. as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in August of 2000. In this role, Mike is responsible for North American Wholesale, North American Retail, South America, and Environment, Health and Safety. In his new role, Mr. Wilson will continue to become increasingly more involved in various corporate activities. In this regard, the Human Resources function will now report to Mr. Wilson in his role as President.
Mike is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, Ontario where he earned his degree in Chemical Engineering. He brings over 25 years of management and executive management experience in the chemical industry, with his most recent position being Executive Vice President and President, Methanol for Methanex Corporation, a leading global producer of methanol headquartered in Vancouver, B.C.
In Canada, Mr. Wilson is a Director of Canpotex Ltd. In the U.S. he is a Director of The Potash and Phosphate Institute.
Agrium Inc. is a leading global producer and marketer of fertilizer and a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in both North America and Argentina.