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C. Magro, IFA Chairman Finance Committee

President and CEO, Agrium Inc., Canada

Chuck was named as President & Chief Executive Officer in January, 2014. Prior to this, he was Chief Operating Officer, accountable for Agrium’s two Strategic Business Units — Wholesale and Retail as well as Human Resources.

During his time at Agrium he has also held the roles of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Chief Risk Officer and was responsible for a number of core areas including: Corporate Development and Strategy, EHS&S, Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Internal Audit, and Risk Management.

Prior to this, Chuck was Vice President, Manufacturing responsible for Agrium’s Wholesale manufacturing facilities. 

Chuck has broad based experience obtained not only through his roles within Agrium but through a career with Nova Chemicals, a major petrochemical manufacturer. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).

Chuck is originally from Ontario. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the University of Windsor.