– CANADA, Saskatoon – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. today announced that Mr. Aaron W. Regent has been appointed to the Board, effective September 9, 2015.
Mr. Regent, of Toronto, Ontario is the founding partner of Magris Resources Inc., which focuses on the acquisition, development and operation of mining properties. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation, the world’s leading gold producer. He is also former President and Chief Executive Officer of the global mining company Falconbridge Ltd. Following its merger with Noranda, he was President of the combined company, which had operations in 18 countries.
Mr. Regent is a board member of The Bank of Nova Scotia and previously served on the boards of the International Council for Metals and Mining, the World Gold Council and was past Chairman of the Nickel Institute.
The addition of a new director is part of PotashCorp’s well-established director selection, evaluation and succession processes in terms of diversity, talent and timing of director recruitment.
“With his extensive experience in the global mining industry, we look forward to the insight and expertise Aaron will bring to our Board,” said Board Chairman John Estey.
As the world’s largest crop nutrient company, PotashCorp plays an integral role in global food production. The company produces the three essential nutrients required to help farmers grow healthier, more abundant crops. With global population rising and diets improving in developing countries, crop nutrients such as potash, phosphates and nitrogen offer a responsible and practical solution to help produce the food we need, from the land we have.
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