Alberta Barley hires new general manager
(Calgary, Alberta) Aug. 4, 2015 – Alberta Barley’s board of directors are pleased to announce that Rob Davies has been hired as the general manager of the commission.
“Having spent my entire career working in agriculture across Western Canada, I am very excited for this opportunity to work with Alberta farmers and the Alberta Barley board to advance their vision,” he said. “The future is bright for Alberta’s barley industry and I’m eager to be a part of that.”
Davies comes to Alberta Barley with a long history of experience in the ag business sector, including 15 years as the Chief Executive Officer at Weyburn Inland Terminal. His career path has provided him with a wide range of experience in both the crop inputs and grain handling industries, and also includes several terms of service with various agricultural industry boards and Government of Canada working groups.
Davies said that he is looking forward to applying his industry knowledge and leadership experience towards increasing the bottom line for Alberta’s barley farmers.
“We have a great team here at Alberta Barley and I’m excited to get to work with them to continue driving the barley industry forward,” he explained. “Throughout my career, I have always prioritized a collaborative work environment and this opportunity will be no different.”
Alberta Barley chairman Mike Ammeter said that he is pleased with Davies’ hiring, and that he is the right choice to enact the board of directors’ vision.
“I am thrilled that Rob has decided to join us,” added Ammeter. “Rob has an extensive agriculture background and is well-known and respected within our industry. He is the right person for this job.”
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