Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a provider of ingredient solutions to the food and beverage manufacturing industry, today announced the election of Charles (“Chuck”) Magro to its board of directors, effective May 1, 2022. Currently, Magro serves as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Corteva Inc. (NYSE: CTVA), a publicly traded, global pure-play leader in agriculture with a diverse mix of seed, crop protection and digital solutions.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Chuck to our board of directors,” said Jim Zallie, Ingredion’s president and chief executive officer. “Chuck brings extensive global experience and a successful track record of sustainability and solutions driven innovation from the start of the food system cycle in the agriculture industry which will be valuable to supporting our commitment to growth and value creation for all stakeholders.”
“On behalf of the board of directors, I am delighted to welcome Chuck to Ingredion’s board,” said Gregory Kenny, Ingredion’s chairperson of the Board. “Chuck is a seasoned and well-respected strategic leader who has delivered exceptional business results in his career and will bring broad contributions to our Board and I look forward to working with him.”
From January 2018 to April 2021, Magro served as president and chief executive officer of Nutrien Ltd., a $20 billion Canadian-based supplier of fertilizer, crop inputs, services, and solutions with 23,000 employees. From 2014 to 2018, Magro served as president and chief executive officer of Agrium Inc., a major supplier of agricultural products and services in North America, South America and Australia that merged in January 2018 with Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan to create Nutrien Ltd. where Magro oversaw more than 160 acquisitions and investments. Prior to this role, Magro held roles of increasing responsibility within Agrium Inc.
Currently, Magro is a director for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, a Canadian state-owned pension plan sponsor that oversees and invests the funds contributed to and held by the Canada Pension Plan.
Magro holds a bachelor of applied science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo and he earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Windsor.