Chuck Magro Biography
Mr. Magro served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nutrien from the company’s launch in 2018 until April 2021. Prior to that, for four years Mr. Magro served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Agrium, which merged with PotashCorp to create Nutrien.
Before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Agrium in 2014, Mr. Magro held a variety of other key leadership roles, including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, and Vice President of Manufacturing. He joined Agrium in 2009 following a productive career with NOVA Chemicals.
Mr. Magro serves an active role on the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. He was also vice chairman of the International Fertilizer Association and past chair and board member of The Fertilizer Institute, and served as a Board Steward for the World Economic Forum’s Food Systems Initiative, providing strategic leadership to build inclusive, sustainable, efficient, and healthy global food systems.
Mr. Magro holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Windsor.
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