“Mike is a highly regarded senior agriculture executive with deep and diverse experience in global leadership roles,” said Bill Lambert, chairman of the board. “Mike is a great fit with our growth-focused culture and will help the company continue to elevate performance in key strategic areas.”
Most recently, Frank was the CEO of Nutrien Ag Solutions. In this role, he led a team of more than 18,000 employees to undertake a significant modernization effort which included a focus on customer value creation as well as best-in-class supply chain execution and marketing excellence. He also expanded the business by executing significant geographical expansion plans and developing industry leading digital solutions.
Prior to joining Nutrien, Frank progressed through a series of global executive roles at Monsanto, with his last role as chief commercial officer.
Tim Close, president and CEO of AGI, a provider of solutions for the global food infrastructure, including seed, fertilizer, grain, feed, and food processing systems, said Frank will be a valued asset for the company.
“Mike brings a wealth of relevant experience and insight to AGI developed over his 33-year career with Nutrien and Monsanto, including a successful tenure as CEO of Nutrien’s retail business,” Close said. “Mike also possesses deep digital experience which we will certainly leverage as we continue to build out our technology platform.”
Frank added: “I’m thrilled to join the AGI board at an exciting time, where digital transformation and international expansion are the key focus and high impact opportunities that will grow the company.”