Agrium Inc Stock (AGU.TO)

Company description

Agrium Inc logo Agrium Inc. (Agrium) is a global producer and marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets. The Company operates through its three business units: Retail, Wholesale and Advanced Technologies (AAT). AAT uses three production methods: coating methods, where various fertilizer substrates are encapsulated to provide a desired release profile; reacted slow release production, where urea is combined with other nitrogen elements to produce a slow release profile; and the packaging and blending of fertilizers. During the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, Agrium reported its business through three business units and a fourth non-operating business unit for Corporate and inter-company eliminations. In October 2013, the Company acquired Viterra Inc.’s Canadian retail assets. In July 2014, the Company announced that it has completed the divestiture of its Turf and Ornamental business to Koch Agronomic Services, LLC.

People involved

Fullname Position
Victor Zaleschuk Independent Chairman of the Board
Charles Magro President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Steven Douglas Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
Thomas Warner President, North America Retail
Leslie O'Donoghue Executive Vice President - Corporate Development & Strategy, Chief Risk Officer