AGI Announces Appointment of Anne De Greef-Safft as a Director

Winnipeg, MB, February 5, 2019 – Ag Growth International Inc. (“AGI”) (TSX: AFN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne De Greef-Safft as a Director. 

“I am very pleased to announce the addition of Anne De Greef-Safft to AGI’s Board of Directors,” said Bill Lambert, AGI Board Chair. “Anne is a global executive with extensive P&L, marketing, sales and operations leadership experience,” added Tim Close, AGI President and CEO. “Anne’s extensive and relevant experience will be a great asset to AGI, and we are excited to add Anne to the AGI team.”

About Anne De Greef-Safft

Anne is currently a Strategic Consultant with Windjammer Capital Investors, a middle-market private equity firm, and she serves as a member of the Board of Directors of two of Windjammer’s portfolio companies. Prior to Windjammer, Anne was Group President of Standex International’s Food Service Equipment business, with nine operations and 2,000 employees across the U.S., Mexico and Europe. Anne spent 12 successful years at Danaher Corporation, learning and applying the Danaher Business System, and holding four successive positions as President of operating companies in the U.S., Europe and Australia. Before joining Danaher, she held various technical and marketing & sales management positions for manufacturing companies in the U.S. and Europe. Anne received her MBA from Babson College in Massachusetts and her BSEE and MSEE degrees from the Catholic University of Louvain (KU Leuven) in Belgium. Currently residing in South Carolina, Anne was born in Brussels, Belgium, and is fluent in English, Dutch, French and German. 

AGI Company Profile

AGI is a leading provider of equipment solutions for agriculture bulk commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain, and feed systems with a growing platform in providing equipment and solutions for food processing facilities. AGI has manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Brazil, South Africa, France and Italy, and distributes its product globally.

Further information can be found in the disclosure documents filed by AGI with the securities regulatory authorities, available at and on AGI's website

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