Chuck Magro is the Chief Executive Officer of Corteva Agriscience. Prior to joining Corteva on November 1, 2021, he served as President and CEO of Nutrien from the company’s launch in 2018 until April 2021. From 2014 to 2018, Magro served as President and CEO of Agrium, which merged with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan to create Nutrien.
As President and CEO of Nutrien, Magro led more than 27,000 employees to achieve best-in-class engagement, top safety performance and exceptional business results. He also led the company through numerous M&A transactions, expanding globally and restructuring the industry. Prior to this role, he held a variety of other key leadership positions with the company, including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, and Vice President of Manufacturing. He joined Agrium in 2009 following a productive career with NOVA Chemicals.
Since 2018, Magro has served on the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Previously, he served as Vice Chairman of the International Fertilizer Association and past Chair and Board Member of The Fertilizer Institute. He also served as a Board Steward for the World Economic Forum’s Food Systems Initiative, providing strategic leadership to build inclusive, sustainable, efficient, and healthy global food systems, as well as on the Boards of the International Plant Nutrition Institute, Nutrients for Life Foundation, the Business Council of Canada, and the Business Council of Alberta.
Magro holds a Bachelors of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) degree from the University of Waterloo and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Windsor.