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Brent Derkatch

President & CEO

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About Brent Derkatch

Brent Derkatch joined CANTERRA SEEDS in 2001, and has worked in the ag sector for over 25 years. Prior to his appointment as President and CEO, he was Director, Pedigreed Seed Business Unit, responsible for all activities related to CANTERRA SEEDS' broad seed portfolio of cereals, pulses and special crops. His primary focus was on demand creation through various variety-specific market development efforts with grain handlers and end-users across Canada and abroad.

Brent grew up on a family farm near Russell, MB and started his professional career in the forage and turf seed business. Brent has been an active volunteer in the seed industry for many years. He is a past president of both the Canadian Seed Trade Association and Canadian Plant Technology Agency. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Agriculture in the Classroom - Manitoba and CropLife Canada.

Brent graduated from the Olds College Seed and Grain Technology Program and holds a Certificate in Management from the University of Manitoba.

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