Mayo Schmidt named president, CEO of Nutrien

The board of directors of Nutrien Ltd. has appointed Mayo Schmidt as president and chief executive officer effective April 18, 2021. Mr. Schmidt was serving as chair of Nutrien’s board of directors since May 2019. He had previously joined the board of Agrium in 2012.

Many GSU members will recall Mr. Schmidt’s tenure as CEO of Saskatchewan Wheat Pool and then Viterra before departing after the Glencore takeover.

“Congratulations to Mr. Schmidt on being named to his new position,” said GSU general secretary Hugh Wagner. “We look forward to a fruitful collective bargaining relationship with Nutrien Ag Solutions.“

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