Charles (Chuck) V. Magro
President & Chief Executive Officer | B.Sc. (Chem), MBA
Chuck was named President & Chief Executive Officer in January 2014. Since joining Agrium in 2009, Chuck has played a key leadership role in driving the Company’s operational excellence, focused growth and communication with its key stakeholders.
During his time with Agrium, he has served as Agrium's Chief Operating Officer and was accountable for two Strategic Business Units (Wholesale and Retail) and Human Resources. Chuck has also held the roles of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Chief Risk Officer and was responsible for a number of core areas, including Corporate Development & Strategy, EHS&S, Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Internal Audit, and Risk Management. Before that, Chuck was Vice President, Manufacturing, responsible for Agrium’s Wholesale manufacturing facilities.
Chuck joined Agrium following a productive career with NOVA Chemicals. He started his career as a process engineer and progressed quickly to leadership roles in plant and operations management and product line management, leading a major strategic growth project and heading global investor relations.
Chuck plays an active role on the Boards of the International Fertilizer Association, the Fertilizer Institute and CANPOTEX. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the University of Windsor.