Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

February 11, 2010 14:23 ET

Viterra Appoints Senior Vice-President

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2010) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT) (ASX:VTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Brooks to Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Officer.

Mr. Brooks is responsible for Viterra's global information technology function, including the relationships Viterra has with its service delivery partners. He joined the company in 1998, most recently performing the role of Vice-President and Chief Information Officer.

President and CEO Mayo Schmidt said, "Mike's leadership and expertise has been invaluable in supporting our growth and transformation initiatives over the last several years. His ongoing contributions have ensured that our IT systems and processes are innovative, responsive and scalable, and aligned with our strategic corporate objectives. It is my pleasure to recognize him in this way."

Prior to this, Mr. Brooks worked for SHL Systemhouse, and also served as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces designing and managing strategic information systems. Mike is a past Director of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council, Chairman of the Conference Board of Canada's CIO Council and a past President of the Canadian Information Processing Society Regina chapter.

About Viterra

Viterra Inc. provides premium quality ingredients to leading global food manufacturers. Headquartered in Canada, the global agribusiness has extensive operations across Western Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, with Adelaide, Australia as the base for Viterra's Southeast Asian operations. Our growing international presence also extends to operations in the United States, offices in Japan, Singapore, China and Switzerland. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit we operate in five interrelated business areas: grain handling and marketing, agri-products, food processing, feed products and financial services. Our expertise, close relationships with producers, and superior logistical assets allow the company to consistently meet the needs of the most discerning end-use customers, helping to fulfill the nutritional needs of people around the world.

Contact Information

  • Viterra Inc.
    Peter Flengeris
    Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (306) 569-4810