Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

November 07, 2011 09:00 ET

Viterra South East Asia Leadership Change Announcement

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2011) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT)(ASX:VTA) today announced that Mr. Rob Gordon, President, South East Asia, has tendered his resignation and will be leaving the company effective February 4, 2012. Rob will be accepting a position as CEO of SunRice and will continue in his current role until February, supporting our growth initiatives in South East Asia while representing Viterra with key stakeholders and the government.

Mr. Gordon made a valuable contribution to Viterra during his two year tenure, leading the integration of ABB, strengthening Viterra's operational platform and managing South Australia's largest harvest ever, all while delivering superior financial results.

Mr. Mayo Schmidt, President and CEO of Viterra, said, "Rob will be missed. Rob's passion and leadership cultivated an outstanding team that delivered strong results for Viterra's Australian operations setting the stage for continued growth. We thank him for his dedication and wish him success in his role as CEO of SunRice."

About Viterra Inc.

Viterra provides premium quality ingredients to leading global food manufacturers. Headquartered in Canada, the global agribusiness has extensive operations across Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. Our growing international presence also extends to offices in Japan, Singapore, China, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Germany, Spain and India. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Viterra operates three distinct businesses: grain handling and marketing, agri-products, and processing. Viterra's 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.

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