Richardson International Limited

Richardson International Limited

February 22, 2011 11:09 ET

Richardson International One of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2011) - Richardson International Limited has been named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed companies for the second year in a row.

"It is indeed an honour to be recognized as one of the 50 Best Managed companies and receive this prestigious national award," says Hartley T. Richardson, Chairman of Richardson International and President & Chief Executive Officer of James Richardson & Sons, Limited. "Building on our strong heritage, we are very proud to be recognized as a leader in the agriculture industry and business community in Canada."

Based in Winnipeg, Richardson is Canada's largest, privately owned agribusiness and has served farmers across the country for more than 150 years. Today, Richardson is actively involved in all aspects of the agriculture cycle, from research and development to developing end-use products for customers in international markets.

"At Richardson, our greatest asset is our people and our success is a direct result of their strong drive, entrepreneurial spirit and continuous commitment to serving our customers and the communities in which they live and work," says Curt Vossen, President of Richardson International. "Going forward, we are committed to building on our success, growing our business and enhancing our ability to meet the needs of customers at home and around the world."

Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and -managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Established in 1993, the program is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National Post and Queen's School of Business.

Based in Winnipeg with over 1,600 employees across Canada, Richardson International is a worldwide handler and merchandiser of all major Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson offers a world of expertise in grain handling, grain merchandising, research, crop input sales and service, as well as oilseed processing and food service packaging.

Contact Information

  • Richardson International Limited
    Jean-Marc Ruest
    Vice-President, Corporate Affairs & Legal Counsel
    (204) 934-5488