People inspiring innovation.
General Manager, Nuseed Group
The different kind of thinking that comes from Nuseed starts with Brent. He provides strong, visionary leadership for Nuseed’s global strategy and overall business success. He is responsible for the direction, management and growth of Nufarm’s seed business, giving guidance and focus to the Leadership Team.
Global Financial Controller
Gary provides global leadership and support to regional Nuseed finance teams, ensuring a consistent and coordinated approach across all financial activities. He is also responsible for facilitating seed-specific process improvement initiatives.
Global Innovation Lead
Driving innovation is incredibly important, and Malcolm is always up for the challenge. As global innovation lead, Malcolm brings his background in plant science and research to work in identifying new technologies and traits for Nuseed’s crop breeding programs.
Dr James Gerdes, PhD
R&D Director, Global Sunflower & Trait Development
Jim is dedicated to improving quality of life with a product that promotes healthier living. He directs the breeding and development teams at each of the global sunflower breeding sites, development of the sunflower trait advancement strategy and our Nuseed Innovation Centre at Woodland in California.
General Manager, Australia
Travis embodies the Nuseed commitment to improving lives around the world. He leads the region’s strategic direction and the development of downstream growth in the healthy oils platform, including Monola® and the DHA canola project.
General Manager, New Technologies & Emerging Markets
Breakthrough discoveries are a big job, and Bill is always up for the challenge. He provides leadership across the business to drive success of key pipeline technologies that deliver value beyond yield, including the expansion of key products across all geographies. He also focuses on developing emerging markets in key agricultural regions of the world including Africa and the Middle East.
President, Americas & Emerging Markets
Driven by a desire to create new opportunities for customers, Andy leads Nuseed businesses in the US, Mexico and China. He also provides strategic direction for our European operations and emerging markets to ensure alignment and full leverage of our pipeline and capabilities.
Global Supply Chain & Operations Lead
Keith makes sure that all our operations run smoothly and that the wheels in the cog are working together seamlessly. His passion and energy is squarely aimed at delivering high quality products on time every time.
Global Market Director
Bringing Nuseed innovation to all corners of the world—that’s what brings Brent to work every day. He is responsible for strategic acquisition, business development and seamless integration.
General Manager Nuseed Americas
Mark has been with Nuseed since April 2015 as the Global Downstream Trait Leader. Mark will continue to lead the Downstream Traits commercial strategy for the Nuseed Global Business while moving into the NAFTA Business leadership role. As the General Manager , Mark will lead the growth strategies for Canada , USA and Mexico.
Alison started her career in agriculture as a sales agronomist in north central South Dakota working mainly with corn, soybeans, wheat, and sunflower. Her passion to help improve yield, oil content, disease tolerance, and lodging in sunflower led her to study for her Master’s degree at North Dakota State University while working in the USDA sunflower breeding program. She is responsible for leading the development of the oilseed pipeline to serve markets across the globe.
Canada Business Manager
Since 2001 Fred is fully responsible to the Canada Nuseed Sales Team providing strategic management through all facets of the business. Including product support, product management, market development, agronomic support, and more. The primary geography is Manitoba, where Nuseed commands over 90% of the confection sunflower market. Fred thrives on being in the field with the end customer, listening to their challenges and needs.
U.S. Sunflower Market Relations Manager
Dee Dee has been with Nuseed for over 18 years as an Administrative Assistant, supporting the accounting, sales, shipping, and marketing departments. Now, in her role as Marketing Coordinator, Dee Dee implements Nuseed’s communication plan, ensuring that customers see and understand Nuseed’s ambition to be the leading sunflower seed company in the US.