Winnipeg, MB, May 14, 2020 – Ag Growth International Inc. (“AGI” or the “Company) (TSX: AFN) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Steve Sommerfeld will transition from his role of CFO. The Company and Board of Directors have initiated a search for the next CFO and Mr. Sommerfeld will remain in his role to ensure a smooth transition.
President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Close said “As a founding member of AGI, Steve has been instrumental in the successful growth of the Company. I could not have asked for a more capable and knowledgeable partner and I know I am speaking for all of AGI in that view. It has been a true pleasure to work alongside Steve and benefit from his knowledge and passion for our business. I thank Steve for his commitment to AGI and his support during this transition and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”
Mr. Sommerfeld commented, “I am proud to have been part of AGI’s growth from the beginning, and greatly enjoyed participating in the development of the Company during the formative years right through to the global business we are today. We have added significant depth to the AGI management team over the last several years and given the progress AGI has made the time felt right for my transition. I am also extremely proud of our very talented Finance team that will support the continued success of the Company. AGI has a very bright future and I will continue to follow the Company closely after my departure.”
AGI Company Profile
AGI is a leading provider of solutions for the global food infrastructure, including seed, fertilizer, grain, feed, and food processing systems. AGI has manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Brazil, India, France and Italy and distributes its product globally.
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