OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
Mr. Jason Mann
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jason has extensive experience in operations, project start-ups and business management on a domestic and international level, and has played a leadership role in overseeing the operations and strategic planning of these rapidly growing businesses. Jason has also led the implementation of Genesis Fertilizers. As the CEO of AgraCity, Jason has in-depth knowledge of the crop inputs supply and distribution business from a North American and global perspective and has been directly responsible for the global sourcing of fertilizer products for AgraCity farmer customers.
Mr. Derek Penner
Chief Financial and Corporate Development Officer
Derek brings more than 20 years of extensive financial, strategic and business experience in Canada and internationally acting as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Monsanto’s Canadian business, Director of Strategy and Licensing for Monsanto’s Europe, Middle East and Africa business based in Switzerland, Chief Executive Officer of one of Canada’s largest manufacturers of natural health products and nutritional supplements, The Winning Combination, and most recently as Vice President, Corporate Development for the AgraCity group of companies which include AgraCity Crop & Nutrition and Genesis Fertilizers. Derek’s proven track record of success and excellence in business operations, finance, strategy development, negotiations (including mergers & acquisitions, divestitures and research & development alliances), product management and licensing will play a significant role in executing Genesis Fertilizers’ business plan.
Mr. Terry Drabiuk
Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer
Terry holds a Bachelor of Administration majoring in Commerce and a diploma in Computer Science. Terry has managed more than 300 projects in over 20 countries. He has extensive project management experience leading multimillion-dollar projects, including two in-land grain handling terminals, intensive livestock operations, and fertilizer blending facilities. He has also managed a region of over 100 country grain elevators and farm supply stores. He has assisted corporations and governments in building technical training centres to support national capacity building initiatives around the globe.
Mr. Barrie Mann
Vice President, Investor Relations
Barrie is a seasoned executive, business owner and former farmer. Barrie worked 23 years with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business where he was instrumental in the development of their Agri-Business platform. He brings an in-depth knowledge of the business side of agriculture with a focus on improving the bottom line of farming. Barrie has spent the past eight years building a successful international manufacturing and distribution company with operations in Canada and the United States.