President and Chief Executive Officer
Ken Seitz is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Nutrien, the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Seitz served as Interim President and CEO for a period of seven months. He joined Nutrien in 2019 as Executive Vice President and CEO of Potash. He brings over 25 years of global management experience working across more than 60 countries, with an extensive background in agriculture and mining. Earlier in his career, Mr. Seitz served as President and CEO of Canpotex, one of the world’s largest suppliers of Potash, giving him deep experience in global fertilizer marketing and logistics and strong connections within the industry.
Mr. Seitz is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Fertilizer Association, and The Fertilizer Institute.
He holds Certificate in Management from the Stern School of Business at New York University, a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, a Bachelor of Engineering, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Saskatchewan. Additionally, Mr. Seitz is a Professional Agrologist with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists.
Executive Vice President, External Affairs and Chief Sustainability and Legal Officer
Noralee Bradley is Executive Vice President, External Affairs and Chief Sustainability & Legal Officer at Nutrien. Noralee oversees a portfolio of corporate functions, internal communications, and external stakeholder relations, including Legal, Integrity/Compliance, Sustainability, Government & Industry Affairs, and Brand & Culture Communication across Nutrien’s global operations in North America, South America, Australia, Trinidad and Europe.
Since joining Nutrien in 2020 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Noralee has played an important role in C-suite initiatives stewarding stakeholder relationships, internally and externally, utilizing her over 30 years of experience advising public companies and boards of directors on governance, M&A and capital market matters. Prior to joining Nutrien, Noralee also served as a director of two TSX-listed companies and several community organizations in Calgary including the United Way and the Institute of Corporate Directors. She currently serves on the Board of STARS Air Ambulance and the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan.
Noralee holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and a Juris Doctor, Law from the University of Saskatchewan and completed the Executive Leadership Program at Western University's Ivey Business School. In 2020, Noralee received an Alberta Queen's (now King’s) Counsel designation in recognition of merit and community service.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Pedro Farah is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Nutrien. In a distinguished career in finance that has spanned over 30 years, Pedro has held a number of senior executive positions. Before joining Nutrien in February 2019 as Chief Financial Officer, he spent the previous seven years with Walmart where most recently, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, he was Executive Vice President & Treasurer, responsible for overseeing the company’s Global Treasury, Tax, Finance Technology, and Global Risk Management.
Other previous career stops include Walgreens Boots Alliance, Dell and General Motors. Pedro is well-traveled and has experience across Latin America, North America, Europe, The Middle East and Asia.
Born, raised and educated in Brazil, Pedro worked in several Brazilian financial institutions before moving to Switzerland to do his MBA.
Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development and Strategy Officer
Andy Kelemen is Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer at Nutrien. Andy is responsible for Nutrien’s global mergers & acquisitions and strategy activities and has played leading roles in supporting the growth and development of the company including the merger of equals between Agrium and the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, the acquisitions of AWB and Ruralco in Australia, the Brazil retail growth initiatives, the sale of the company’s interests in Egypt and successful activist defenses.
Prior to joining Nutrien in 2009, Andy held leadership positions in corporate development, strategy, corporate planning and asset management at a number of companies in the energy sector.
Andy received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from The Cooper Union and a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University.
Executive Vice President and President, Potash
Chris Reynolds is EVP & President, Potash. Prior to his appointment, Chris served as Co-Lead for Nutrien’s Potash business unit and for several years as Senior Vice President, Sales. Chris has been with the company for 19 years, earning extensive experience across Nutrien’s Potash, Nitrogen, and Phosphate business units, and has over 25 years of experience in the global fertilizer industry.
Since joining Nutrien in 2003 as Manager International Sales, he has held roles of increasing responsibility, covering Domestic & International Fertilizer and Industrial Product Sales, as well as Supply Chain excellence. Chris is Vice Chairman for the International Fertilizer Association’s Market Intelligence Committee and Chairperson of The Fertilizer Institute’s Nutrients for Life Foundation, an industry organization promoting plant nutrient education.
Prior to joining Nutrien, Chris worked for seven years in Sydney for Agrow Australia marketing products in Australia on behalf of various international agricultural suppliers. Chris received his Bachelor of Agricultural Economics in 1995 from the University of New England in New South Wales and a Masters in Business Management in 2002 from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney.
Executive Vice President and President of Global Retail
Jeff Tarsi is the Executive Vice President and President of Global Retail at Nutrien Ag Solutions.
Jeff brings more than three decades of agricultural experience, with deep knowledge and expertise in retail operations. Working closely with regional leaders and with an emphasis on safety, Jeff oversees Nutrien Ag Solutions global portfolio and strategic priorities focused on delivering to all of our stakeholders across the world.
Jeff grew up on a farm in Mississippi and has a degree in ag economics from Mississippi State University. He first joined a Nutrien legacy company in 1997 and has served in a number of key leadership positions over the years, most recently as the Interim President of Global Retail at Nutrien Ag Solutions before he was appointed to the permanent role in August 2022.
Prior to that, Jeff was Vice President of Retail International & Strategy, where he was responsible for the retail businesses in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Australia. He also previously served as the Senior Vice President of North American Operations for Nutrien Ag Solutions where he had the responsibility of the operational and financial performance of more than 1100 retail branches across the U.S. and Canada.
Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
Mark Thompson is the Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer at Nutrien. In this role, he has executive leadership over global crop nutrient sales, transportation, distribution & logistics, and commercial planning and product management activities for Nutrien’s Nitrogen, Potash and Phosphate businesses. Mark also oversees Nutrien’s economics and market research team, as well as commercial development & integration activities, leading operational value creation initiatives across the company’s global network.
Mark joined Nutrien in 2011 and has worked across all the company’s business units. He has held numerous executive and senior leadership roles, most recently as the company’s EVP, Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer. Prior to that, he served as EVP, Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer, Vice President of Business Development for Nutrien’s Retail business and Vice President of Strategy at Agrium. During his time with the company, Mark has played a key role in shaping Nutrien's global strategy and enterprise sustainability/ESG initiatives, while also overseeing the conception and execution of many of the company’s most critical growth, development and M&A activities.
Mark attended the University of Saskatchewan, where he earned Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce (Finance) and Arts (Sociology). He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations, as well as the SASB Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) credential. Mark has been recognized as a recipient of Canada’s Clean16 and Clean50 sustainability awards and Canada's Top 40 Under 40® award. He is also a North American Ambassador for the International Fertilizer Association (IFA).
Executive Vice President and President, Nitrogen and Phosphate
Trevor Williams is the Executive Vice President and President, Nitrogen and Phosphate at Nutrien – responsible for the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of Nutrien’s Nitrogen and Phosphate businesses. Trevor was most recently the Senior Vice-President of Nitrogen Operations at Nutrien and brings a diverse array of experience leading large scale chemical operations for global companies and the execution of strategic plans to support the growth of the business, its operations, and people.
Trevor joined Agrium in 2011 after an 18-year career in the petrochemical business. His roles at Agrium included Vice President, Engineering and Organizational Effectiveness; General Manager, Canadian Nitrogen; and Site Leader, Carseland Nitrogen Operations. Prior to this, Trevor held engineering, leadership, and management roles at Nova Chemicals.
Trevor is a graduate of Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a graduate of the Technical University of Nova Scotia (Dalhousie) with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), is on the Board of Directors of Profertil – a Nutrien joint venture with YPF in Argentina, the Ammonia Energy Association as well as the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA).