PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Prince Rupert Grain Ltd. announced on Jan. 24 that Walter N. Fox (Nick) will be assuming the role of president of Prince Rupert Grain, effective Jan. 2.
Fox brings more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian grain industry, most recently as vice-president, terminal operations for Viterra, where he was responsible for grain terminal operations in the Ports of Vancouver, Thunder Bay and Montreal. Prior to his time at Viterra, Fox served as vice-president, terminal operations and vice-president, operations, engineering & technology at Richardson International.
“Nick has a long history in the grain industry and has had many years of experience managing terminal operations,” said Curt Vossen, chairman of Prince Rupert Grain. “We’re pleased to welcome Nick to Prince Rupert Grain and look forward to working with him.”
Fox has served on committees for the Western Grain Elevator Association, the Terminal Elevator Association and has served as director for the Lake Shippers Clearance Association, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, Westmor Terminals, and Prince Rupert Grain.
“I’ve long been an avid supporter of Canada’s grain industry. I’m looking forward to moving into this new role at Prince Rupert Grain,” said Fox. “Prince Rupert is a transportation hub for British Columbia’s North Coast, and I’m excited to help strengthen the community’s position as a trade gateway.”