WINNIPEG, MB – BrettYoung Seeds Limited is delighted to announce that Mr. Paul Brisebois will join its Board of Directors effective August 21, 2014. Mr. Brisebois brings extensive sales, marketing and leadership experience to the BrettYoung Board having spent 17+ years in senior positions in Monsanto Canada, Richardson International, Cangene Corp. and most recently in his capacity as VP, Marketing at AG Growth International.
"We are delighted to welcome Paul to the BrettYoung Board of Directors. Our business is growing and diversifying while at the same time we compete in an increasingly complex environment. Paul’s experience and insights will add considerable strength to our Board and our business.” says Lloyd Dyck, Chairman.
“Paul will contribute to the thought leadership at BrettYoung in an impactful way the first day he joins our Board. Paul is a creative marketing and people leader and is also the consummate team player; an essential element of our approach to serving the needs of our customers” added BrettYoung’s Chief Executive Officer, Calvin Sonntag.
BrettYoung is a privately owned agribusiness with headquarters in Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Proud of our 80-year history in agriculture, we employ approximately 170 people in 4 processing and distribution facilities in Western Canada and in various sales territories across North America serving customers in three distinct markets: (1) BrettYoung partners with growers to produce forage and turf seed for export to 40 countries around the world; (2) BrettYoung provides crop input solutions to Canadian and US farmers, including BrettYoung canola and forage seed, Elite® brand corn and soybean seed and proprietary biological growth promoting technology, BioBoost®, for canola and soybeans; and (3) BrettYoung provides a wide range of products and services to professional turf and reclamation markets in Western Canada.
For more information about this announcement contact:
Box 99, St. Norbert Postal Station
Winnipeg, MB R3V 1L5
Toll Free: 1-800-665-5015