ADAMA Announces Canadian General Manager and Product Strategy Manager

 August 27, 2019 – Winnipeg, MB – ADAMA is moving forward strategically and deliberately and is pleased to announce the addition of two very prominent members to the ADAMA team; Cornie Thiessen as General Manager of Canada and Tony Zatylny as Product Strategy Manager for Canada. 

General Manager – We welcome Cornie Thiessen to our team effective today. Cornie will be responsible for driving ADAMA to the next level, building on the solid foundation and momentum achieved to date. Cornie is an accomplished leader, with a proven track record, working with a high-profile ag company for over 15 years. He brings a great mix of leadership, inspiration, operational experience, technical breadth, and passion for customer care. His experience as a long-term member of both the Canadian management team and global team at Monsanto gives him the perfect set of skills for this opportunity. Cornie will be plying his extensive management and strategic skills alongside our team to continue to build upon the unprecedented success of ADAMA in Canada. We are very excited to have him lead our team. 

Product Strategy – We are also pleased to welcome Tony Zatylny as our Product Strategy Manager for Canada, a consummate Ag professional with over 35 years of proven success in product development, sales and marketing as well as business development. What does Tony's collaborative experience with such organizations as Vive Crop Protection Inc, AMVAC, Arysta, Dow Agrosciences and The Canola Council of Canada mean to ADAMA? It means ADAMA will bring to our customers fresh perspectives, broad industry analysis, ground up thinking and a dedication to driving long-term strategies. 

We are very excited about the next phase of ADAMA in Canada and the addition of Cornie and Tony are examples of our commitment to creating the best team possible to deliver enhanced value to our customers, suppliers and employees. 

For more information, media may contact: 

Jodi Starodub 
Demand Creation Manager - Canada 
ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Canada Ltd. 
Jodi.starodub@adama.com 

About ADAMA 

ADAMA Canada has been supplying the Canadian agricultural community with products for more than a decade. We offer an alternative approach to Ag, with solutions that simplify the lives of agri-retailers and their farmer customers. Globally, ADAMA is a leading provider of crop protection solutions and services, operating in over 40 countries with the full support of Chem China. We tailor products to address pain points and offer innovative digital and AgTech solutions to create simplicity in agriculture worldwide.